It’s a claim that the Western MSM regularly make but it’s not true.
This video explains that Demented Joe and NATO’s economic sanctions have had almost no effect, and in fact the owners of western companies that were forced to pull out of Russia by their politicians are the losers. Tulsi Gabbard predicted that in February 2022 but the numbskulls in Washington didn’t listen. We know why.
The Russian supermarket tour included in this 10 minute video shows a range of products for sale better than you’ll find in the West and at mostly better prices.
The ordinary people of Europe and America on the other hand have suffered from massive energy bills and hiked food prices because of the Biden administration and NATO.