Russia preparing to respond to new US sanctions with own measures

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June 20th, 2017 – Fort Russ News – 

Vesti –  By Inessa Sinchougova

Moscow is developing a response following the expansion of Washington’s sanctions list against Russia, as stated by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Sergey Ryabkov.

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He stressed that the Russian Foreign Ministry regrets the US action, as a missed opportunity for normalization of bilateral relations.

On June 20, the US Treasury Department expanded the list of sanctions against companies and individuals from Russia and the Donbass because of the situation in the east of Ukraine.

Sanctions affect officials from Russia, including the Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation, Sergey Nazarov. Donbass representatives of patriotic motorcycle bike-club “Night Wolves”, led by leader Alexander Zaldostanov, who said that he is flattered to have made the list!

Every year, Zaldostanov leads the bike team across Europe into Berlin, as commemoration of the journey to victory during WWII. 

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