Russian President Vladimir Putin enlisted the support of developing countries, calls from Western countries to unite against the Kremlin did not work. This is stated in an article in the Hong Kong edition of the South China Morning Post .
According to Mohamed Zishan, the author of the publication, the Russian leader deftly managed to win the developing countries over to his side, thereby „breaking” the West’s program on Ukraine.
The journalist notes that in recent weeks Russia has held high-level meetings with Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Senegal.
In addition, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke with colleagues from China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey and Argentina during the G20 meeting, the article emphasizes.