St. PETERSBURG, 18 Jun - RIA Novosti/Prime. The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation does not see any risks for the ruble in the case of an extension of the punishment of the West, told reporters, Deputy Finance Minister Alexey Moiseev.
"We are in private plans we believe that punishment swiftly removed will not see any particular risks for the ruble in this regard", he said.
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 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.
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.
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