The Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed the hope that the problems associated with punishment the EU and Ukraine, will be held, and the Relations of Russia and Finland in the sphere of economy will improve.
"We believe that the problems associated with sanctions, countermeasures, the Ukrainian crisis is all will pass and the crisis will be resolved," - said Putin at a press conference on results of negotiations with President of Finland.
with his own hand the head of Finland Sauli Niinist? expressed hope that the Ukrainian crisis is resolved and the trade and economic Relations between 2 countries will undoubtedly return to the previous level.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July 2014, the EU and the US imposed penalties against a number of sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.
Moscow has stated many times that is not a party to the conflict in Ukraine, the Russian side officially participates as an intermediary in the settlement process and is interested in Ukraine overcame the crisis.
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. In addition, the summit "the Big seven" in Bavaria it was decided to extend the punishment against Russia, and the United States considering the introduction of a new.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news