Media: Russia’s reaction to US sanctions will be tough

Moscow will respond toughly to the new sanctions restrictions imposed by Washington. This was reported by TASS, citing a high-ranking diplomatic source.

Media: Russia's reaction to US sanctions will be tough

“As mentioned earlier, the reaction will be tough”, – said the source of the agency.

Earlier it became known that the US President Joe Biden signed a decree on the introduction of new sanctions against Russia. In addition, the United States is expelling ten diplomats working at the Russian embassy.

The News Front news agency was also sanctioned by the US Treasury Department.

Dmitry Peskov
press secretary of the president of Russia

We condemn any sanctions aspirations, we consider them illegal. In any case, the principle of reciprocity operates in this matter, so that we can ensure our interests in the best possible way […] Of course, in our bilateral relations, we would not like to act according to the Leninist formula “one step forward – two steps back”.

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