The head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century believes it is incorrect statement about a new cold war between Russia and the USA, as the current cold snap in relations is not accompanied by ideological confrontation.
"I not only began to compare it with the cold war - it's still a different situation. We have no objective ideological confrontation, which led to a return to something like the cold war, "said the Minister in an interview to the program "international Outlook" on TV
anyway Lavrov acknowledged the existence of serious issues " with the Fact that the world is changing, and the approaches of our Western colleagues still remain as were continued for many centuries to the era of their unequivocal dominance ".
"The objective process of creating a multipolar system in which there are fresh centres of economic improvement, financial power - what comes in and political influence - is in conflict with the attempts to keep everything under control being undertaken, as is currently fashionable to say, "historical West" led by the United States, " explained the Minister.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of Russia's economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.