U.S. President Barack Obama ordered to freeze assets of the citizens of Russia and Ukraine, who, according to Washington, were involved in the events to destabilize the situation in Ukraine and the Crimea, Reuters reports.
In addition, the United States has introduced visa sanctions against such individuals. The White House does not exclude further steps in this direction as it will closely monitor the situation around the Crimea.
Meanwhile, NATO has decided to revise all of its relations with Russia. The decision of the future NATO-Russian ties will be made in early April, at a meeting of foreign ministers of NATO countries.
"We have suspended the planning for our first NATO-Russia joint mission. The maritime escort for the U.S. ship Cape Ray, which will neutralise Syria's chemical weapons. Let me stress, this will not affect the destruction of chemical weapons, but Russia will not be involved in the escort of the US vessel. We have also decided that no staff-level civilian or military meetings with Russia will take place for now. We have put the entire range of NATO-Russia cooperation under review. NATO Foreign Ministers will take decisions on this in early April," NATO chief Rasmussen said.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year