The crisis in Ukraine underscores the need for constructive dialogue between Russia and the West aimed at finding a diplomatic means of resolving issues, said the Agency Sputnik Italian Deputy from the party "Movement 5 stars" Grande March.
"Russia is, without doubt, is an important political player, both regionally and internationally. It is also clear that the Crisis in Ukraine intensifies the tension in Russia's relations with the so-called West. In my vision, despite the Crisis or, more precisely, because of the fall, extremely ought to pursue a diplomatic path of the Minsk agreements, " said Grande to the Agency.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. EU countries, USA and Canada first imposed against the Russian Federation 1st batch of sentences, then it was expanded. In response, Russia imposed retaliatory measures that have spread to the products of the agricultural sector from the USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.