MOSCOW, March 3. In the Kremlin are sorry that the USA extended sanctions against Russia.
Obama extended the us sanctions against Russia because of events in Ukraine
“Sorry,” replied the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on the question of how the Kremlin reacted to the U.S. decision to extend anti-Russian sanctions.
Earlier, U.S. President Barack Obama extended for one year the sanctions against Russia, introduced because of the events in Ukraine in 2014.
Only against Russia because of events in Ukraine launched three of the presidential decree of the USA – between 16 and 20 March 2014 (decrees 13661 and 13662) and of 19 December of the same year (decree 13685) in the Crimea.
These sanctions was raised a number of Russian citizens, including officials, and officials of the government of former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. In addition, these activities covered a number of major Russian entrepreneurs, several companies and the leadership proclaimed the Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics.
All sanctions of the West against Russia