The use of punishments is absurd, the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in contacts with colleagues question their cancellation does not raise And hoist will not become, as the pioneer of these measures, Russia is not said on the first day of the week, the press Secretary of the President of Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov.
"No, the theme of European sanctions against Russia are not raised by the President in his many foreign contacts. I repeat - this is not an issue on our agenda, " - said Peskov told reporters.
"Russia was never a supporter of the sanctions practice. In the capital of Russia firmly believe that this practice is absurd, ineffective And is a double-edged sword, " said he.
Sands noticed that Moscow initiated the entry of punishments." And will never initiate", he added.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices were the limits imposed in March 2015, when expanded sanctions List of the USA.
The list of Russian citizens And organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news