Russia is harshly criticizing the new sanctions imposed by the European Union and the United States.
It is threatening counter measures in the energy market. CCTV America’s Tom Barton reports the latest from Moscow.
EU could impose more sanctionsRussia is harshly criticizing the new sanctions imposed by the European Union and the United States.
Moscow denies accusations that it was in any way responsible for the attack on the Malaysian airline MH17. Russia says Ukraine was responsible for the safety of the passenger jet, because the plane was flying through its airspace.
Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland and said it could extend it to the entire European Union, a move Warsaw called Kremlin retaliation for new Western sanctions over Ukraine imposed on Russia on Tuesday.
Moscow called the new EU and U.S. sanctions “destructive and short-sighted” and said they would lead to higher energy prices in Europe and damage cooperation with the United States on international affairs.CCTV America’s Daria Bondarchuk reports from Moscow.