Fresh penalties against Russia are introduced already by inertia, they are a bit related to the events in the South-East of Ukraine, said state Duma speaker Sergei Naryshkin.
"The introduction of so-called punishment, which from the position of international law illegitimate, this process has been, I would said, its own inertia, a bit associated with events in the South-East of Ukraine ", - Naryshkin said at a meeting with group of deputies of the European Parliament "for a new dialogue with Russia" in the state Duma.
"in fact, the European Union has become hostage to the ambitions of its own hawks, the so-called hawks who act in the interests of the well-known non-regional players located on the other side of the Atlantic ", - said Sergey Naryshkin.
the head of the state Duma has hopes of meeting with French parliamentarians in the Russian capital will help them and the Russian MPs to discuss complex issues and to outline the steps and the possibility of mutual work on restoring trust.
Western countries since March 2014, has repeatedly imposed punishment for Russia's position on Ukraine. On 16 September Ukraine has expanded the List of anti-Russian measures.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations that fall under punishment, - in the material of the Fins news