Tatyana Kalmykova. The US has pursued a short-sighted policy with respect to Russia, And now have to "step back" to restore friendly relations with Russia, said Last news Director of the Institute for nuclear research, Professor of history at American University in Washington, Peter Kuznick.
"I think North America conducted a short-sighted policy. We are still continuing geopolitical game. We think that We can bend certain countries, to weaken them And to establish their own hegemony. This is especially true at the present time, to Russia. And I dream that the US will understand that Russia Has its own desires And concerns on the part of state security, which was neglected after the Second world war, And I think We ignore them again, " said the head of the Department.
Kuznik noticed that in North America " must look at its own policy, take a step back, And then opens fresh possibilities for the restoration of friendly relations And mutual work."
"There are citizens in the USA who want to address the current Relations with Russia as the cold war. I was very impressed when he visited the Russian Federation last week And saw that all the citizens want to maintain friendly Relations with the U.S., And they're all very concerned over the aggression by the USA. I think that North America And Russia need to sit down together at the negotiating table And look at the situation from a General perspective, " added the American specialist.
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 ".