Assistants: Entered against Russia penalties have the ability to harm the U.S.
Penalties imposed by the U.S. against Russia because of the events in Ukraine, have the ability to harm himself, the Washington, consider senior scientific employee of the British international Institute for strategic studies Samuel Charap and member of the Board of Directors of the investment organization UFG Asset Management Bernard Sacher.
"The American government is inclined to consider sanctions against Russia As a low-cost policy, which in the end will force the President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin to change course in Ukraine ", - write Charap and Sacher in the publication new York times, reports a news Agency. However, in their vision, supporters of punishments do not take into account their side effects, which are able to cause very great harm to American interests." Even if the punishment would be able to change the behavior of the Kremlin and then will be canceled America's desire to integrate Russia into the world economy eventually will be undermined, " write the authors. Charap and Sacher believe that the maximum damage from imposing penalties will be incurred by the organization advocated a rapprochement between Russia, the EU and the United States." Even if Western punishment designed to punish certain players, ordinary Russian citizens believe that they are directed against them, and that they should be the real harm from rising inflation, the fall of the ruble and the slowdown in economic increases, " the authors of the article. In their vision, if in the coming months and years the situation in the Russian economy will get worse, the U.S. has the ability to deal with big problems." The downturn in the economy increases the likelihood of bringing to the deterioration of the economic situation in the EU and in the world, " believe Charap and Sacher. As stated before, the President's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, punishment causes discomfort Russia and harm the countries that play in the sanction of the game, but do not have the ability to lead to the fact that Russia has changed its serial line in relations between countries. Before the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexander Lukashevich said that Washington you must understand that no punishment will not change the fundamental position of Russia on the conflict in Ukraine. In the night of Wednesday, the head of Barack Obama extended sanctions against Russia for a year. First U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry reported that North America has prepared fresh sanctions against Russia. In this case, As said Secretary of state, they have the opportunity to enter into force, if you will have a scene that requires bestlocation tangible answer." According to the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov, the U.S. is trying to divert attention from the execution of prisoners in Minsk agreements.