The report of the British specialists about the fact that in Russia there will be a course on the growth of military spending, anti-Western nationalism and hegemony in the post-Soviet space, similar to the "intellectual" products " cold war ", says a member of the Department of the state Duma on Affairs of the CIS, Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Vasily Likhachev.
first of influential experts of the British Royal Institute of international Affairs (Chatham house) has published a report on the relations between the West and Russia, recommending to prepare for the deterioration of relations, and in the future to change the leadership in the Russian capital. English experts called on to strengthen NATO as a key tool to counter Russia, to struggle with the "Kremlin propaganda" and to keep anti-Russian punishment before the settlement of the fall in Ukraine.
"It's the repetition of "intelligent" products of " cold war ". Weight such arguments have met and moreover analytical notes. Such reports always fulfill someone's order, and they misinform power structures, most importantly, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Western States, " said Likhachev Fins news .
according to his vision, such reports alienate those countries from real cooperation with Russia.
"Close your eyes, shut up the ears, loss of intellectual ability assessments of all of the processes. You can only Express words of sorrow, when there are such moments, and they are never positive dialogue outside world and Russia ", - said Likhachev.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of Russia's economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from States that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.
Ukrainian authorities and Western countries have repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.