Alexey Bogdanovsky. The U.S. is not willing to mitigate the punishment is relatively Russia in exchange for the fight against the terrorist group "Islamic state" (IG), said the authorized White house Josh Ernest.
"I don't see a scenario in which Russia could offer reduced sentences in exchange for a battle with the IG," - said Ernest.
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 certain individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have imposed against her punishment. In June 2015, in response to the extension of the sanctions Russia has extended food embargo until 5 August 2016.