The Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, said that Moscow will respond to the new anti-terrorism sanctions.
“We will, of course,” – said the representative of the Kremlin on a question of journalists whether the expected reaction of Russia to the US imposed sanctions.
As stated earlier, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin, the extension of the sanctions list of the United States “received with regret at the fact that there continues to bet on sanctions rhetoric, is far from constructive, and most importantly – far from the real demonstrations of political will to resolve the problem that we have in Ukraine.”
A Kremlin spokesman added that the possible responses are now being considered and formulated at the expert level.
The U.S. Treasury introduced Tuesday in the sanctions list of 38 persons and organizations, including “two Russian civil servants” and their two assistants. Among Russians in the list are Deputy Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation Sergey Nazarov, member of the Federation Council, special envoy of the President of the Russian Federation for interaction with organizations of compatriots abroad Alexander Babakov and two employees of the latter – Alexander Vorobev (probably sparrows – approx. TASS) and Michael Plisek. In this section you will find the company manufacturing and selling firearms and kolomenskogo weapon “Molot-Guns” and two companies of the group “Concord” Eugene Prigogine. Under the sanctions were 11 people and organizations from the Crimea, which the Americans continue to believe the Ukrainian.