Berlin is still not considered as mitigation of punishment, imposed by the EU towards Russia, said the representative of the foreign Ministry of Germany Sawsan Chebli.
" From our point of view, due to insufficient compliance with the provisions of the Minsk agreement now there is no reason to weaken the punishment is relatively Russia, " she told reporters in Berlin.
According to Shibli, Berlin all the time adhered to the position In which penalties are not an end in itself ", and forced to promote the positive development of the political situation in the light of the Ukrainian fall.
" Our interest is to politically and economically stabilize Ukraine, " she said.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection With the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations turned to measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia has restricted the import of food items from countries that have introduced in relation to punishment, and among them the EU, and together With the substitution improves the delivery of products from Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Kyiv authorities began in April in the East of Ukraine military operation against dissatisfied with the February coup d'etat citizens. With the mediation of the OSCE and Russia agreed a truce With the 5 September. In General, it is observed, however, the parties accuse each loved one in its violation. So, for example, occur periodically shooting at Donetsk airport. In DND claim that the military are from this place shelling of residential areas and militias should open return fire.
The US and EU do not recognize the annexation of Crimea to Russia and accused Moscow of interfering in Ukraine. Russia denies it and calls the accusations are unacceptable. Western countries Since March has repeatedly imposed punishment on a number of Russian politicians, businessmen and organizations and threatened to make wider restrictive measures. The last case of the use of such practices began in September punishment.
A complete list of Russian Citizens and organizations who are under punishment, -