Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday slammed fresh sanctions approved by the US Senate as coming out of nowhere and motivated by domestic politics and historical efforts by the West to contain Russia.
“We know that currently there is a bill in the US Senate regarding toughening sanctions. Why? Nothing extraordinary is happening. Why did they start to talk about sanctions again out of nowhere?” Putin said at his annual phone-in with Russian citizens.
“Of course this is evidence of the continuing domestic political battle in the US, but it is completely out of nowhere. If it wasn’t for Crimea, if it …read more
Source: Al-Manar TV