The EU's decision to impose new sanctions against Russia suggests that Brussels has set a course for the further aggravation of relations with Moscow. This is stated in the official statement THE RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY.
"Now, when you went to the fragile peace process in Ukraine, began the exchange of prisoners, when seemingly all the power you need to redirect from the accumulation of mutual accusations and sanctions escalation to promote the search for ways out of the domestic conflict, such steps seem particularly inappropriate and short-sighted," said the Russian foreign Ministry.
The actions of the EU, according to diplomats, "devoid of logic and common sense", as Brussels introduces new restrictive measures, in parallel pondering over the full lifting of sanctions. "These new anti-sanctions also will not remain without reaction from our side," he assured on Smolensk square.
On Friday come into force new sanctions against Russia the European Union. Brussels intends to restrict access to the capital market of the EU for three Russian defense enterprises and three energy companies. The new package of sanctions will be imposed against major Russian state-owned banks, as well as a 24 physical violence. Measures will not affect the gas sector.
Attacked travel Agency in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the robber fled before police arrived. During the incident in the room were six people, they have been pulled out by the security forces during the assault, nobody was hurt. The attacker still not arrested, law enforcement officers continue his search.
The house of representatives of the United States Congress approved the draft defense budget for 2017, which, in particular, imposes a ban on military cooperation with Russia over its "aggressive actions" and "occupation of Ukraine". The document also provides for the allocation of $ 4.3 billion on "containment" of Moscow.
An armed man took hostage about a dozen people at a travel Agency in the South of Paris, According to the Reuters source in law enforcement bodies, it is likely to robbery, terrorism incident not connected. Previously, the company has repeatedly been robbed.
Beaver snuck into the store in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, USA. It was the Department Christmas gifts, and began to RAID the shelves with artificial Christmas trees. Arriving police called the veterinary service, and then photographed rampaging rodent and posted pictures on Twitter.
Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin, the loser in the match for the title of world chess champion Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, stated that he had treated them too respectfully. Before the tenth party Karjakin was ahead, but lost to Carlsen and allowed to equalise in the match.
The head of Sberbank German Gref visited one of the branches of the Bank in the suit, imitating a disability and tried to get a loan. He noted that almost did not see, he showed the employee on the monitor, and also a very bad heard her. In the end, Gref advised the girl to adjust the work with disabled people.