German Chancellor rejects calls to sanction Russia now — argues the West should keep Putin guessing

German Chancellor rejects calls to sanction Russia now — argues the West should keep Putin guessing

February 20, 2022 Leigha Kucera 0

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Saturday rejected calls from Ukraine’s president to sanction Russia now, saying that Moscow should not be sure “exactly” how the West will respond to a potential invasion.Speaking to CNBC’s Hadley Gamble at Germany’s annual Munich Security Conference, Scholz said that Western allies were “well prepared” to sanction Russia — and…