The present stage of relations between Russia and the EU is characterized by serious degradation, and small fields and in practice the freeze, said the speaker of the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin.
"Your parliamentary group, as its name suggests, stands for a new dialogue between Russia and the EU, and we can only welcome. Although, unfortunately, obliged to state that the Present stage of Russia's relations with the EU is characterized by serious degradation, and in small areas in practice, and freezing, "said Naryshkin at a meeting with group of deputies of the European Parliament" for a new dialogue with Russia ".
"It is clear that irritant in our relationship punishments are imposed by the EU concerning the Russian Federation in connection with a serious domestic crisis ", - he added.
Western countries since March 2014, has repeatedly imposed punishment for Russia's position on Ukraine. In July, the U.S. has expanded its own List.
The list of Russian citizens and organizations that fall under punishment, - in the material of the Fins news