The U.S. expressed concern that " some movement on the border of Russia and Ukraine
In recent days, Washington saw some movement on the border of Russia and Ukraine, which " cannot be called positive, " said the spokesman of the US President Josh Ernest.
" From the perspective of the international brotherhood President (Vladimir) Putin should recognize the legitimacy of the Ukrainian elections, in which President was Mr. (Peter) Poroshenko. The head of Putin did it. We also saw the movement along the border in a positive direction. Unfortunately, in the last couple of days We have seen some movement on the border that could not be called positive, " said Ernest." from Mr. Putin were encouraging statements, but most of us are focused on the business, " said Ernest. The Commissioner of the White house did not specify what kind of movement in the Russian-Ukrainian border, he said, but refrained from first heard accusations against Russia that its territory is supplied weapons to supporters of independence for East Ukraine. Ernest did not rule out unilateral punishment USA against Russia: " I will not exclude any variants. We are serious about ensuring that Russia felt enough pressure to take positive steps, which We from them achieve "." The introduction of any sanctions regime will be more effective if it is balanced With our allies ", - he added. To the question, when we are able to be imposed fresh sanctions against Russia, Ernest said that the exact date is not installed." I'm not sure that has a hard deadline, " said Ernest." We are very carefully monitoring the steps taken by the Russians. We desire to see immediate steps to de-escalate the situation, " added the Commissioner of the White house.