Russia was faced with trying to dictate the rules of international relations, but Moscow can't accept that and wants to fight for the independence of their own policies, said Deputy head of the foreign Ministry Grigory Karasin.
"Obvious attempts to falsify history, We are well aware of these attempts. Russia faced an unprecedented desire to dictate her will, dictate the rules of international relations, We cannot accept. Naturally, we will always struggle to develop their policies on their own ", - quotes Krasin RIA " Novosti ".
According to Karasin, " this is apparent in recent months , for example, those events that occur in the East of Ukraine, those sanctions measures imposed against the country by the West." We all remember, make the appropriate conclusions. But nothing can shake the strong will move on its own independent course, " said Karasin. Before the first day of the week, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Western elites feel an element of geopolitical rivalry and trying to hinder the development of Russia. At the same time the Manager said that if someone thought to cause great congestion of the Russian economy, they have failed, the peak of the difficulties is passed. So, according to his statement, due to the imposition of Western countries ' sanctions and falling oil prices, Russia lost 160 billion dollars of investment, however, Russian businesses are quite easy paid off all loans/April 21, Prime Minister Medvedev D. A. said that experts estimate losses of the Russian economy due to Western sanctions in 25 billion euros, But in 2015, the harm may grow several times. Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. The EU and the US on the background reached in Minsk agreements between Kiev and militias Donbass about stopping the fire entered against Russia punishment, against the financial, oil and defense industries.