Cancellation penalties against Russia is impossible until the full execution of the Minsk agreements, said on Wednesday the U.S. assistant Secretary of state on issues of European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland.
"We are determined that We will not collapse punishment, as long as Minsk agreement will not be fully implemented," said Nuland at the hearings in Congress, dedicated to Ukraine.
The US, EU and several other countries have accused the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict in Ukraine, Moscow is fundamentally denies. In 2014 the US and the EU imposed sanctions against entire industries of the Russian economy, including banking, energy and defense sector. Russia responded by contractee.
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 -