Moscow is ready to dialogue with any American administration, but will not be the first to initiate a "reset" of relations, said Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Alexei Meshkov in the interview to the Austrian newspaper Der Standard.
"the current US administration ahead another year and a half of work. Europe, the world and Russia, by itself, does not have the ability to wait so long. We are ready to dialogue with any American administration, regardless of who represented", he said. On the question of whether the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation by analogy with U.S. Secretary of state in 2009 symbolically handing Washington a button "reset" of relations, Sacks said that " Russia no copies ". Interview published on the Internet representation of the Russian diplomatic vedomctva. 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.