Moscow is disappointed by the EU's decision to extend by six months of economic sanctions, in Brussels deliberately ignore the fact that the extension of restrictive measures against Russia will result in the loss of hundreds of thousand or even millions of Europeans own places.
"Expressed deep disappointment that again in the EU, the prevailing view Russophobic lobby, which dragged the opinion on the extension of the illegal restrictions. While in Brussels deliberately ignore, because it is guaranteed to involve the loss of hundreds of thousand, and a small estimates, and several million Europeans own people ", - reported in the explanations of the Russian Ministry.
in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation stressed that " the European Union continues by inertia to put all the responsibility for the full implementation of the Minsk agreements on the Russian side."
"The absurdity of this approach has long been clear to all. The key to the settlement of the internal Ukrainian downs has been and remains in the hands of Kiev, which is in no hurry to fulfil its obligations ", - is informed in the report.
"Particularly cynical looks that the opinion on the extension of anti-Russian sanctions adopted by the EU on 22 June, the day when Nazi Germany attacked the USSR. I would like to believe, because this is a coincidence, and not at all specially thought out step, " added the Minister.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position. In March 2015 has been extended sanctions List of the USA, and on 21 June the head of the EU foreign Ministers meeting in Luxembourg have extended the economic sanctions until 31 January 2016.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news