The head of the Ministry of defense of the United States Ashton Carter on Thursday said that Russia's behavior is in many respects antagonistic.
"Modern Russia behaves in many aspects and very Central aspects of the antagonistic way ", – the news Agency the words of the Minister of defense. Carter also reiterated that the Russian Federation represents a "very serious threat" to the United States.
The chief of army staff U.S. army General Raymond Odierno on August 12, said that the Russian Federation is "one of the most dangerous countries" for the United States. First of staffs of the army and marine corps, the U.S. led the generals mark Milly and John Richardson, who in their own submissions before lawmakers criticized the Russian Federation. For example, Millie said that " Russia – the only country on the planet, which has a nuclear Arsenal that can eliminate the USA ", and Kneller tried to convince to supply Ukraine with defensive weapons. In addition, the Committee of chiefs of staffs of the USA was led by General Joseph Dunford, who called the Russian Federation as the biggest threat to the States. In the White house, however, added, because this message "does not necessarily reflect" the US position. Explaining these statements, the head of Russian foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov said, " First put forward unsubstantiated accusations, excited public opinion, and after it is referenced, when you start to do already is not rhetorical, but a completely practical steps, creating a military infrastructure of NATO near our borders in violation of those obligations, which were taken between Russia and NATO in the framework of the so-called founding act ".