The head of the Federation Council of Russia Valentina Matvienko in his blog said that the penalties complicate the situation in the Russian Federation, but do not have the opportunity to change its political course.
"penalties make life difficult for Russia, but not more than that. They do not affect its role and influence in the world. And, this means, it is better not to put pressure on us, And to agree ", - quotes the Governor a press-service of the Federation Council on Tuesday.
Matviyenko also said that the international Commonwealth considers the Russian Federation " one of those (States - ed.), from whom depends largely on the course of events on the planet, without whom it is impossible to achieve effective solutions no any significant international issue, whose voice is critical in world Affairs ".
"this is most evident in the solid Declaration of the President of the Russian Federation on the unacceptability for Russia of any attempt to establish the hegemony of one or a coalition of countries to impose the right to sway the destinies of the world to bypass the United Nations Security Council, international law. We update the UN, but not for the destruction of its bases ", - said the head of the Federation Council.
She also said that the meeting of Vladimir Putin and Barack Hussein Obama can cause to reduce the tension in the relations of 2 States, but far-reaching plans to do prematurely, And about the decisive turning point in the relations of 2 States to speak until.
"The dialogue was concerned that the Presidents while maintaining differences identified common points of interests, came to an understanding of the need to listen to each other and where it might be, to reconcile and even to coordinate their actions," She added.
The presidents of Russia and USA Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama held the first evening of the week the 1st for the last 2 years bilateral meeting, during which discussed the conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic and Ukraine.
The conversation, which took place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in new York, lasted an hour and a half instead of the planned 50 minutes. Protracted dialogue did not produce a breakthrough in solving regional issues, but fixed the restore dialogue at the highest level.