Russia can not allow the transformation in someone's economic appendage, she did not survive, said the head of Vladimir Putin, explaining the circumstances with the economic penalties of the West.
"That became the principle That we the most important thing for yourself must understand. If we succumb to this blackmail (from the countries applying the sanctions), we eventually will lose in the economic sphere, because it will turn into an economic appendage of someone else. This Russia could not afford because she can't take it ", ? RIA "news" the message of Putin at the forum " Russia calling ".
Putin also showed the most affected by the punishment sphere. Against Russia there are 3 packs of punishments of the European Union. The first was introduced penalties Against individual citizens of Russia and Ukraine, which the EU considers responsible for undermining the territorial integrity of Ukraine, they extended March 10 to fifteen September 2016. Sectoral restrictive measures Against Russia ? the so-called economic punishments ? are valid until 31 July 2016, and punishment Against the Crimea ? until 23 June 2016. The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergei Lavrov said That the EU is beginning to understand the futility of attempts Russophobes " call the tune ", but Brussels is still under strong pressure of the US capital. The head of the Ministry of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev said That the designated business and officials in the EU feel the fatigue from the sanctions regime, and want to find a way out of the situation.