Punishment of the West Affect the Russian economy, said Russian President Vladimir Putin, noting that in the 1st place, This is expressed in restricted access to technology.
"We often repeat, like a mantra, that these So-called notorious punishment on us is not really Affected. Influence, and most importantly the danger I see in the restriction of technology transfer. This, incidentally, is harmful not only to the Russian economy and the world economy in General, because the Russian economy is, without a doubt, is an important sector for the global economy, "– Putin said at the plenary session of the forum " Russia calling!" RIA " Novosti ".
"So those who do This are hurting themselves in the end. But I think that We, of course, we do, " – added the head of the country. 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.