Isolating Russia is not possible, as it will bring serious consequences, said the former head of Italy Giorgio Napolitano.
"Today it is impossible to resort to punitive strategies or isolation of Russia, As that is not possible, as Russia will not allow itself to isolate and will look for other partners," Napolitano said in the interview to Corriere della Sera.
in his vision, the West makes a mistake in relations with Moscow, "not using the full potential of established productive relations with Russia to achieve a political solution in Ukraine, the only possible on the base of implementation of the Minsk agreements," reports the news Agency. Before former Prime Minister of Italy, former European Commission President Romano Prodi has spoken out against attempts by the West to achieve isolation of Russia. We add that the attempts of the West to isolate the Russian Federation many times uttered and Russian politics. The head of the international Department of the state Duma Alexei Pushkov may 19, said that North America have the opportunity to lose interest in Ukraine because of the failure of Russia's isolation." Since the Isolation of Russia failed, and the major issues of world politics that cannot be resolved, the U.S. has the possibility of losing the current interest in Ukraine, " he explained. Prior to this, and the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that the visit of U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in Sochi says the failure of attempts to isolate the Russian Federation. 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.