In 2014, the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama about 35 times imposed and expanded sanctions list against Russia. This statement was made by the official representative of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova. This is reported by the Rambler/news with reference to “Interfax”.
As stated in the publication, under the sanctions, Washington has hit 172 Russians and 350 legal entities from Russia. The responsibility for the crisis in relations between Moscow and Washington Zakharova conferred on the outgoing President Barack Obama. In addition, the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry expressed hope for overcoming the crisis with the advent of the administration of the elected President of the USA of Donald trump. A politician from the Republican party won the presidential elections held on 8 November 2016. 20 January 2017 trump will assume the duties of the President.