What really motivated the supporters of Russia’s isolation is the hope that it will lead inevitably to some internal events in Russia, which will end with the overthrow of the ‘hated regime’. Obviously, it was the main task. Sanctions have been imposed just because of this aim.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation on sanctions and West's aggression. euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=sanctions&disinfo_issue=&date=, euvsdisinfo.eu/disinformation-cases/?text=&disinfo_issue=&disinfo_keywords%5B%5D=77319&date=,
Since March 2014, the EU has progressively imposed restrictive measures against Russia. The measures were adopted in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and the deliberate destabilisation of Ukraine. www.consilium.europa.eu/en/policies/sanctions/ukraine-crisis/,