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Did the Ukraine lose half its GDP because of sanctions against Russia?

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Did the Ukraine lose half its GDP because of sanctions against Russia?

According to a Russian News Agency Ukrainian politician Evgeny Murayev said that

Anti-Russian sanctions of the EU and the United States deprived the Ukraine from half of its gross domestic product.

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According to the parlamentarian, Russia and the EU lost only a small fraction of their GDPs. For the Ukraine, though, the sanctions led to a contraction of the GDP by a half.

This statement is also published on Murayev's news site NewsOne.ua.

Is the statement "sanctions against Russia harm Ukraine more than Russia", defensible?