The U.S. decision to extend sanctions against Russia for the year demonstrate about the long-term employed by Washington of course, sanctions are unlikely to be cancelled And in 2016, said the Director of the Institute of USA And Canada, Russian Academy of Sciences Sergey Rogov at a press conference in MIA " Russia today ".
on Wednesday it was announced that the head of Barack Obama has extended a one-year sentence with regard to Russia.
"I think the Obama administration's Decision to once again testifies to the fact that it's not a short-term policy, but rather a long-term course," believes Horns.
"Through the year to March 2016 - the height of the presidential campaign in the United States. And that Obama will cancel in 2016 these punishments? This cannot be, since It does not have the ability to be never, " said the specialist.
Rogov said that according to the calculations of the sanctions measures against Russia could be canceled in March, " As entered for a specified period ", but since then there have been two important things ".
"The first is the acceptance (USA) a new Strategy of national security. This document proclaims again the doctrine of containment of Russia. There are more than ten times the expression "Russian aggression" And three times reported on the need to restrain the Russian Federation, " said Horns.
He said that the previous version of the Strategy, released in 2010, spoke about Russia As a partner. Horns noticed that the doctrine of containment was the basis of American policy toward the USSR throughout the cold war.
the expert also emphasized that after the midterm elections in the U.S. Congress in November 2014 adopted several laws that " make this action the administration of the Executive power in the law, so, the cold war is secured And at the doctrinal level, the legislative body ".
As the United States And European Union have imposed sanctions against Russian politicians, businessmen And organizations
Western countries from March 2014 has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen And organizations because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of the use of such practices was the list of individual penalties against persons, which the EU considers responsible for the destabilization of the situation in Ukraine, released in February.
The President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin on August 6 about the use of private security. The import of a number of items from countries that have imposed penalties on the Russian capital, limited to year. In the corresponding list includes beef, pork, fruits, poultry, cheeses And dairy products, nuts, And other products. A complete list of prohibited importation into the Russian Federation of products -