Anti-church laws in Ukraine may cause religious strife — Ukrainian Orthodox ChurchWorld May 28, 0:22
Russia’s national football team absolutely clear of doping — doctorSport May 28, 0:14
Russian cyclist Zakarin finishes second in Giro d’Italia Stage 20Sport May 27, 22:27
Putin, Erdogan agree to develop coordination of efforts for settlement in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 27, 19:29
Putin, Rouhani stress importance of joint efforts in settlement of Syrian conflictRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 27, 14:32
Federatsiya spacecraft’s first flight may be rescheduled to 2022 - sourceScience & Space May 27, 14:29
Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at age of 89World May 27, 6:57
More than two-thirds of Russians say would like to venerate St Nicholas’s relicsSociety & Culture May 27, 6:40
Russian space budget may grow this yearScience & Space May 26, 20:48
MOSCOW, March 04, (ITAR-TASS). Moscow has explained to Washington on a number of occasions that unilateral sanctions against Russia do not match the format of civilized relations between countries, Alexander Lukashevich, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s official spokesman said Tuesday.
“Unfortunately, this hasn’t produced a desired effect and that’s why we’ll have to respond (to the Americans - Itar-Tass) and the responses will not necessarily be symmetrical ones,” he said.
Threats to “punish” Russia for its principled position on the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis that have been coming from Washington “are aggrieving not only because those who are so enthusiastically arguing on this subject simply lack elementary knowledge of history,” Lukashevich said.
“What is worse is that these American politicians and state figures seem to lack a sense of adequate appreciation of the real state of things in the swiftly changing multi-polar world of the 21st century,” he stressed.