“The only way to (avoid conflict) is to force international law to be observed. The only way to do this without rifles, cannons and bombs is via sanctions. So we are ready to help build consensus on that issue,” Duda said.
On Saturday, January 23, rallies began in various cities of Russia. Tens of thousands of people gathered to protest Navalny’s detention, demanding his immediate release.
As we reported earlier, the Baltic countries called for the imposition of EU sanctions against Russian officials involved in the suppression of protests in support of Alexei Navalny
"We strongly condemn the detention of peaceful protesters in Russia. They must be released immediately. All of us in the EU must be decisive in imposing restrictive measures against Russian officials responsible for arrests," Estonian Foreign Minister wrote.
The message also notes that this is a joint statement of the Foreign Ministers of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania.