Dmitry Zlatarev. Fresh economic measures by the US against Russia " harm bilateral relations ". This position was expressed in a conversation Last news on the first day of the week the Vice-President of the Washington political "Eurasia-the center" Earl Rasmussen.
The United States last week expanded sanctions list associated with Crimea, with a range of physical and legal entities." I think these actions cause harm U.S.-Russian relations throughout the region and put fresh barriers to Crimeans, discarding their desire to live in peace, prosperity and to choose their own destiny, " said Rasmussen.
U.S. officials in recent days have emphasized that the story is not about new sanctions, but only the refinement of existing ones." The USA Ministry has issued a notification to close the loopholes and explain the sanctions policy on Crimea. In essence, this is more than close the loopholes, " - said the expert who emphasizes that expresses your personal position. In his vision, in reality the story is about the " expansion of punishment and the future deterioration of the situation ".
According to Rasmussen, " punishment does not work, and this applies to most of the current situation, when the US and its allies bear their share of responsibility for the emergence and support of events that led To the demonstrations on the Maidan in Kiev in 2013, subsequent To the coup in 2014 and, unsurprisingly, To the outbreak of civil war in Eastern Ukraine ".
punishment concerning Crimea specialist who owns a company, which for Over twenty years providing Advisory services to entities wishing to work in Russia and Ukraine, calls " the siege of the region."" Unfortunately, the current U.S. administration does not recognize the right of Crimea to self-determination, " he said.