The United States use sanctions as an element of anti-Russian show for the whole world; extending them, the Americans are trying to keep negative agenda on the Ukrainian direction, said first Deputy Chairman of the CPRF Central Committee, the first Vice-speaker of the state Duma Ivan Melnikov.
On Wednesday it became known that President Barack Obama has extended a year sanctions against Russia.Kalashnikov: the United States will long to abuse sanctions against Russia
“The U.S. decision is predictable. They now use sanctions as an element of anti-Russian show for Americans and the world. This is a sign of their frustration that the Minsk agreement start working. The renewal of the sanctions is an attempt to warm up and to keep negative agenda,” said Melnikov journalists.
In his opinion, such an uncompromising U.S. too gives their global plans and aggressive goals.”
“I am confident that the international community is becoming better and better sees it. This is very important. For the economy then there is nothing positive, but at this stage no one counted on other steps the U.S.,” added Miller.
As the United States and the European Union imposed sanctions against Russian politicians and businessmen
Western countries since March has repeatedly imposed sanctions against a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and companies because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of this practice began in December limitations, when the US President declared an economic blockade of the Crimea, and in the sanctions list included a number of famous figures from the Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.
The list of Russian citizens and companies previously targeted by sanctions, material RIA Novosti >>