Kosachev: U.S. sanctions hamper relations with Russia, but not stop them

The Chairman of the Committee of the Federation Council international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev

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MOSCOW, August 6. /TASS/. The sanctions imposed by the U.S. authorities against Russia hamper bilateral relations, but they not are the reason for their immediate cessation. On Monday said the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev at the meeting with the member of the Senate of the United States Congress, Republican Rand Paul.