U.S. expanding sanctions against Russia would cause more moral harm than material, this decision will not affect podcasting companies, one way or another the country Need to apply their resources and look for fresh, said Fins news the Head of the state Duma on economic policy Anatoly Aksakov (CP).
The US on Thursday opened a new round of sanctions standoff with Russia over events in Ukraine: under the limits were eleven physical and fifteen legal entities, Among which concerns Izhmash and Kalashnikov. In addition, under sectoral punishment got a whole group of organizations and entities associated with already under restrictions Rosneft and Vnesheconombank.
Among them subsidiaries of Rosneft and the Russian direct investment Fund associated with Vnesheconombank and the Agency for export credit insurance (Exiar), the organization of the Crimea.
According to Aksakov, this decision aims at reducing the economic potential of Russia." Clearly, it's destructive step. It is clear that it is not aimed against politicians who took the decision on the events in Crimea, Ukraine, and against the economy, against those institutions, which depend on the development of Russia's economy, on the financing of Russian projects ", - said the MP.
"The expansion of punishments have little effect, because these organizations are de facto not borrowed abroad, in the 1st turn, in the USA and in the EU. Rather, it is a moral harm, rather than the material, " said Aksakov.
The head of the Duma Department also suggested that this step was an indirect effect, signal to other countries to connect to the sanctions.
"All of this political game, which, unfortunately, apparently, the long-term. For this reason, we Need calm attitude. By the way, no response I just did not take. We must act pragmatically in the interests of our economy, to rely on internal sources. We are self-sufficient country with the position and intellectual resources, and natural, and even financial. Just Need to build this intelligent system works and just doing their job ", - noted the Deputy also.
Western countries since March 2014 several times already imposed penalties because Russia's position on Ukraine. In March and July 2015 expanded sanctions List of the USA, and in June the sanctions List of Canada. In addition, on 22 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