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USA reminiscent of the “vindictive toothless dog”, when they enter another anti-Russian sanctions. About it RIA Novosti said the Deputy of the State Duma of the Crimea Mikhail Sheremet.
“Turned the whole flock, so he grins at passers-by,” said he. According to the MP, the reason the US imposed restrictions is the deepening economic and political crisis in the country.
From impotence Washington announced new sanctions, but they do not matter for Russia. Sheremet said that the United States lacks the political judgment and courage in order to enter a dialogue through negotiations.
January 29, the U.S. Treasury has included in the sanctions list of rail freight operator in Crimea, the company “Grand Service Express” and its General Director Alexander Ganova. However, the carrier is assured that Washington’s measures will not affect its activities.
Restrictions have also been imposed by the acting Governor of Sevastopol Mikhail Razvozhaeva, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea Yuri Gianluca and the Senator from Sevastopol Catherine Altybaeva.
23 Dec 2019 Russian President Vladimir Putin has opened traffic on the railway part of the Crimean bridge. December 26, the U.S. Embassy in Kiev condemned the launch train between mainland Russia and Crimea. Diplomats said that such a move is a “flagrant disregard for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”.
Crimea became Russian by referendum in March 2014. Most of the inhabitants of the Peninsula voted for joining Russia. Ukraine, USA and European Union have condemned the decision and refused to recognize the election results. Moscow has repeatedly stated that the procedure for accession of the region did not violate international law.
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