Economic penalties against Russia extend in recent times, as the Europeans see that Russia is not to blame for fuelling the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine, said Last news Vice-speaker of the state Duma From LDPR Igor Lebedev.
the head of Ministers 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.
"I think, because this is the last time that more of them will not be sustained, because the Europeans see: Russia is not to blame in fuelling the conflict in Ukraine. We, as participants of the Minsk agreements with private parties to perform all that is written in the Minsk agreements. The Europeans see that Ukraine needs this war, because only because of the incitement and the continuation of the armed conflict with the South-East Ukraine receives U.S. support, money, weapons, and thus in practice there is " - said Lebedev.
"I think the Europeans in six months, will finally open your eyes and realize who is who in this situation ", - said Vice-speaker.
LDPR faction, according to his statement, said that the policy of mutual punishment does not provide any result." The judgment affects not only us, but our European colleagues and partners, and realize it very well. In European society, in our opinion, every day more and more I realize that the policy of confrontation with Russia will lead to good and it ought to end, " drew attention Lebedev, noting that neighbourly Economic relations between Russia and Europe need.
The European Union as of 1 August 2014 imposed Economic penalties against Russia, which were expanded in September 2014. The embargo on fresh contracts on import and export from the EU to the Russian Federation weapons and items and dual-use technologies.
Under the penalties were Russian-owned banks and oil industry of the Russian Federation. European investors are not allowed to issue fresh loans to five major financial institutions - Sberbank, VTB, Gazprombank, Russian agricultural Bank and Vnesheconombank for a period of more than 30 days, and you can also buy their shares and bonds of new issues with a maturity of more than 30 days.
under the sanctions have restricted access to EU capital markets a number of Russian companies, including Rosneft, Transneft and Gazprom Neft ". In addition, prohibited the supply of equipment and services for deepwater exploration and production of oil, work in the Arctic and in the shale oil in Russia. The EU also took the punishment relative to the defense sector of the Russian Federation and banned European companies to supply products of dual use of nine Russian companies.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed sentences due to 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.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations who have fallen Under the punishment - in the material of the Fins news