The punishment for the annexation of the Crimea: trump assured that they will maintain sanctions against Russia

The administration of U.S. President Donald trump insists on maintaining sanctions against Russia, which are related to its occupation of the Ukrainian Crimea.

This was stated by White house spokesman Sean Spicer writes UKRINFORM.

“I think the Ambassador Haley is a very strongly stated this to the UN, while Russia will not leave Crimea, the sanctions will not stop, “said Spicer.

Thus, he commented on the question of whether the President ‘s initiative on strengthening of control by the Congress over sanctions against Russia, presented in the form of a new bill.

Spicer also said that there was another “set of sanctions” against Russia associated with its aggression in Eastern Ukraine.

However, he added that he would like to “get ahead”.

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We will remind, the United States expanded sanctions against Russia over the situation in Ukraine.

In the sanctions list included seven individuals: Mikhail Dedov, Michael KLISHIN, Kirill Kovalchuk, Dmitry Lebedev, Dmitry Mansurov, Oleg Minaev and Yevgeny Prigozhin.

It should be noted that 19 December 2016, sanctions against Russia and the extended EU. So, the European Council formally extended sectoral sanctions against Russia until 31 July 2017.

Note that sectoral sanctions against Russia from the EU was introduced in July 2014 and extended in September 2014. These measures are in three main areas.