London, SANA- The British Economist magazine counted the countries that stood by Russia in its special military operation to protect Donbass population and those that remained neutral, recognizing that most of the world’s population are living in these countries that support the Russian position or take a neutral position.
The authors of the report divided the countries of the world into three groups; those who support the Russian position, those who are neutral and those who support the NATO position.
In the first group, 28 countries were included, and together they comprise a third of the world’s population, including China, the DPRK, Cuba, Eritrea, Belarus, Venezuela and Syria.
32 other countries adopt neutral status, including India, Brazil and Bangladesh, which represent up to a third of the world’s population, while the third group includes about 131 countries that support the position of the West and NATO, and in which only 36 percent of the world’s population lives.
The Economist indicated that about two-thirds of the world’s population live in neutral or supportive countries, especially in China and India, which are strengthening their cooperation with Russia despite Western sanctions imposed against it.
The Economist concluded by saying at the end of its report that the international community is not entirely against Russia.
Russia launched a special military operation in Ukraine on February 24, with the aim of protecting civilians in Donbass from the practices of extremists and Nazis, which have continued for eight years, while Western countries imposed broad sanctions on Russia.
Manar Salameh / Ruaa al-Jazaeri