As the U.S. permanent representative to the UN Nikki Haley told in his interview to CNN, the administration of the U.S. President Donald Trump began to discuss the possibility of imposing new sanctions on Russia and Iran for the support…
The corresponding amendment was approved today by the profile committee of the State Duma (the lower chamber of the Russian parliament – RRT).
The EU has extended sanctions for another half a year against 150 people and 37 organizations from Russia and Ukraine, imposed because of the threat of Ukraine‘s territorial integrity.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that Russia’s foes in the U.S. Congress are trying to organize an economic blockade of Russia by preparing a bill that will not let Donald Trump weaken sanctions against Moscow.
In his interview last Saturday Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia should prepare for the fact that it will be living under sanctions for an indefinitely long time.
As it was reported by a White House official on Tuesday, February 14th, Michael Flynn resigned from the position of adviser to the U.S. president Donald Trump on security issues.
Sanctions against Russia should remain until the Crimea returns to Ukraine. This was stated by the U.S. permanent representative to the UN Nikki Haley during her first appearance in her position at the UN Security Council.
As Donald Trump said on Friday January 27, it is too soon to talk about lifting sanctions against Russia.
On Wednesday, January 25, the General Court of the European Union ruled that the documents presented by the EU Council prove that Russia supplied weapons to separatists in Eastern Ukraine.
The sanctions imposed by the U.S. against the Russian FSB could lead to impossibility of importing electronic devices into Russia.