He went on to say, in English: “Dear ‘collective west’ please give Mr Putin a clear exit to save his face and stop this massacre. Please be more rational and humanitarian.”
“90 per cent of Russians ARE against this war! Of course, there are morons who draw Z but 10 per cent of any country are morons.”
Discussing the sanctions placed on Russians by the west, he said that Kremlin officials were “in shock” that they’d no longer be able to holiday on the Mediterranean.
“Businessmen are trying to rescue what’s left of their property,” he added.
Tinkov has been hit with sanctions since the beginning of the invasionOlga Maltseva/AFP via Getty
Tinkoff Bank, which Tinkov stepped down from in 2020, also said in a statement that it would not comment on Tinkov’s “private opinion” saying “He is not a Tinkoff employee.”
It comes after Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky announced that Russia has launched a new assault in the east.
In a recent video address, he said: "The Russian troops have begun the battle for the Donbas, for which they have been preparing for a long time. A significant part of the entire Russian army is now concentrated on this offensive."
"No matter how many Russian troops are driven there, we will fight. We will defend ourselves. We will do it every day," he added.
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