A Declaration of economic war: Medvedev responded to American sanctions

Оголошення економічної війни: Медведєв відреагував на американські санкції

The Russian foreign Ministry 9 Aug announced that Moscow was preparing “countermeasures”

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev stressed that the tightening of U.S. sanctions against Russia can be regarded as a Declaration of economic war. About it reports “Radio Freedom”.

“If you go something like banning banks or use a particular currency, it can be called absolutely right – a Declaration of economic war. And this war must be responsive – economic means, political means, and, if necessary, and other methods. Our American friends must understand that” – said Medvedev.

It is known that on August 8, in connection with the poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter, the U.S. state Department imposed new sanctions against Russia. They take effect August 22. In particular, a ban on exports to Russia of goods that vykorystovuyutsia the field of national security.

The Russian foreign Ministry 9 Aug announced that Moscow was preparing “countermeasures”.

As informed 5.UA, harsh new sanctions the United States imposed against Russia.