USA is stronger than other countries affected by the sanctions imposed by the West on Russia, said the Agency American financier, billionaire investor Jim Rogers.
Jim Rogers is one of the especially well-known financiers and investors in the world, in the past one of the companions and friends of George Soros. A few years ago began to invest in the market of the Russian Federation. For example, He received a large stake in Russian fertiliser producer PhosAgro and joined the Board of Directors of the organization.
"All will suffer losses from these penalties, including America, without a doubt, including America. Unfortunately, at the time and Russia (will incur a loss - ed.). But eventually, I'm afraid it is America will suffer more than others, " said Rogers in the interview to the Agency.
according to his statement, the vast number of Asian countries do not pay attention to punishment, leading To the rapprochement of the Russian Federation and Asia.
"I find very strange the fact that North America has imposed a punishment, since the entire problem in Ukraine have created America, trying to make the illegal coup. But the fact remains, punishment is still in force, and their main effect is the convergence of the Russian Federation to Asia and away from America, " added Rodgers.
He said that punishment rarely had a positive impact, in most such countries, as Russia, where " there are many ways these penalties bypass ".
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 from point penalties against private individuals and organizations have moved To the measures against entire sectors of Russia's economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment
in addition, in early fall of 2015, the U.S. government declared that impose penalties against a number of companies in connection with violations of the law on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons on Iran, North Korea and Syria. In the black list included Tula " instrument design Bureau ", the Firm " Cathode ", " NPO Mashinostroyenia ", " MiG ", " Rosoboronexport ". Also penalties apply to their " successors, divisions and subsidiaries ".
the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation promised to take retaliatory action on these penalties. The Minister of economic development of Russia Alexey Ulyukayev Also said that Russia will seek a "symmetrical response" to them.