The U.S. administration has recognized that " diplomacy and punishment until not led to success in Ukraine, said at a press conference for reporters official authorized White house Josh Ernest.
"That's right, because we are seeing still destabilizing Russia's actions," said Ernest.
reporters asked whether it was possible to say that the current Administration will never give lethal weapon " Kiev." Not necessarily because It is right, " said Ernest.
first Ukrainian authorities, as well as the USA and the EU many times accused Moscow of interfering in Ukraine. Russia denies It and calls the accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly said that is not a party to domestic conflict and uninvolved in the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
The EU and the US amid deteriorating relations with the Russian Federation in connection with the situation in Ukraine in the summer of last year imposed a punishment against a number of sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia has restricted the import of food items from countries that have introduced in relation to penalties: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.
Western countries from March 2014 has repeatedly imposed punishment because of the position of Russia in Ukraine. The last case of using such practices were the limits imposed in February 2015, when was expanded sanctions list of the EU. The list of Russian Citizens and organizations, who are under punishment, the material of the Fins news