The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. V. Lavrov, explaining the data on the extension of economic sanctions against Russia, stated that " It is a question of those who introduced them ".
"Well all about punishment said: It doesn't concern us. It is a question of those who introduced them, " - said Lavrov correspondents on Wednesday.
according to him, Russia has been focused on productive work.
on Wednesday Agency Reuters citing sources informed that the permanent Plenipotentiaries of the member countries of the European Union approved the extension of economic sanctions against Russia by six months until the end of January 2016. A source close to the leadership of the EU, confirmed Last news that the resolution was approved and will be formally enshrined next Monday at the Council of foreign Ministers of the European Union.
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