Dmitry Pascutto: Sergei Karpukhin / TASS
Russia will apply the principle of reciprocity in response to the expansion of the U.S. anti-Russian sanctions, said the official Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday, may 17. His words leads TASS.
Peskov said that such destructive action requires a counteraction. According to him, in the answer Russia will focus on its own national interests.
May 16, the USA in the framework of the “Magnitsky act” expanded the package of sanctions against Russia. So, the black list includes the counter-terrorism unit “Terek”, and five individuals, including the commander of the detachment of Abusaid Vismuradov.
In turn, the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov promised to include the authors of the sanctions list in the same black lists of the Chechen Republic. In his opinion, the actions of the American government has shown its fear of the “little Chechnya”.
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