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Russia and world mocks Britain over ongoing fuel crisis – ‘What will run out subsequent?’ | UK | News

These ruthless feedback had been made on a pro-Kremlin tv station owned by a Russian gasoline big, Gazprom. “The queues for petrol pumps are like those for sausage that was in short supply in the Soviet Union,” stated a presenter on NTV in Moscow.

The TV station additionally commented that the rising gasoline costs means UK residents are rising involved about freezing within the winter.

“Heating at home or food on the table — this is a choice that Britons may be facing in a month or two,” the presenter stated on NTV.

Reporting from London, a correspondent for the tv station held up two UK papers, the Times and the i newspaper, whereas smiling.

“There is no petrol, there are only newspapers, which say that the petrol is all gone,” the reporter stated.

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“Two years after Brexit, a whole bunch of hundreds of drivers, farm staff, waiters, plumbers and even docs working in Britain with European passports have returned to their nations with no intention of returning.”

Corriere della Sera, the leading daily newspaper in Italy, joined in.

“Great Britain is running on empty and the British are — unusually — completely panic-stricken,” the paper wrote.

The UK transport secretary has said that there were “tentative signs” of stabilisation in petrol stations, with queues hoping to reflect this in the coming days.

The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) said there were “early indicators” the strain on petrol stations was beginning to ease.

However, Britain is estimated to be wanting over 100,000 lorry drivers which is inflicting issues for a wide range of industries.

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