The EU's decision to extend economic sanctions against Russia was made under strong pressure from the U.S., said 1st Deputy Chairman of the Department of the state Duma on international Affairs Leonid Kalashnikov (CPRF).
the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of member countries of the EU on the first day of the week prolonged effect of the economic sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016, approving appropriate amendments to the EU decision on sectoral restrictive measures concerning Russia.
"of course, (the EU's Decision to extend the punishment was done under pressure. And they did not hide, the USA did not hide its pressure. This took the form of pressure on the countries that would like to celebrate the 9th of may in Moscow. But We All saw what pressure was subjected to the leaders. We've all seen, pressed FIFA, as if to assist Russia in the world Championships. Then you have the opportunity to imagine how much pressure is on sanctions. Although It is not visible, But it is clear that such pressure is extremely strong, " said Fins news Kalashnikov.
according to his statement, expected that America is increasingly expanding influence in the EU. And finally, the extension of EU sanctions was predictable, he added.
Answering the question, what must be the response from Russia, he said: "free to develop their own economies. We can't hysteria, it is natural that We will extend their sentences about Europe to prevent their subjects in our markets, All of This will be done automatically ".
Thus the people's Deputy believes that the lifting of EU sanctions will not improve Russia." I think to expect anything good from this is not necessary. Because even the abolition of the punishment of the European will not bring us relief paradoxically. The fact that Americans don't take their punishment for a long time. So arranged historical reality, on the amendment of Jackson-Vanik, you have the opportunity to trace It