Authorized White house Josh Ernest said that Russia could face new sanctions if the Russian President Vladimir Putin will not accept a "strategic decision" on Ukraine.
What kind of solution is it he did not disclose, but added that the abolition of the punishment will be discussed in the format of the observance by Russia of the Minsk agreements, he noted.
"Russia may face greater international isolation that the new sanctions policy will be announced in the future will be prolonged existing punishment. Their goal (sanctions - ed.), the strategic decision by President Putin, " earnest said Tuesday.
in April of last year the Ukrainian authorities began in the Donbass force special operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. The Ukrainian authorities and the West blame Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs.
The EU and the US imposed penalties against certain individuals, organizations, and entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment. In June 2015, in response to the extension of the sanctions Russia has extended food embargo for one year, until August 5, 2016.
Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.