The consequences for the Russians, which the United States is mentioned in the «Kremlin report» will be very significant – the expert of the Atlantic Council

Against the Russians, which in January 2018 mentioned in the «Kremlin report» in the United States, will not automatically impose sanctions. About this «Kommersant» said the former chief coordinator of sanctions policy, U.S. state Department, the expert of the Atlantic Council Daniel fried.

According to him, this list in Moscow «nervous a,» and members of Congress would like to use it as a sanctions list. Fried believed that such a scenario is «very likely».

The expert noted that American and European banks may find the presence of their clients in «Kremlin report» a symptom of higher risk.

In any case, people who fall into the list will not be able to cooperate with the American physical and legal persons, he said. Ex-coordinator of the U.S. Department of state considers may be affected also customers of European banks related to the financial system of the United States.

According to Frida, all of this «very seriously».

The US has introduced several packages of sanctions against the Kremlin after the annexation of Crimea and the beginning of Russian aggression in the Donbass in the spring of 2014.

2 Aug trump has approved the introduction of new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. In particular, the act requires financial intelligence of the United States within 180 days to provide information about located in the West the assets of Russian politicians and businessmen close to the Kremlin.

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that before the end of January 2018, the U.S. Treasury will prepare a new list of Russian businessmen and companies that may fall under the restrictive measures.

December 13, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said that the United States may impose sanctions against close Putin officials.

24 December, the head of Sberbank German Gref warned the United States against the introduction of large-scale sanctions against Russia. In his opinion, the situation may escalate so that the «cold war seem like child’s play».

On 25 December the press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that would not use the «loud phrases like the cold war.»




The consequences for the Russians, which the United States is mentioned in the «Kremlin report» will be very significant – the expert of the Atlantic Council 26.12.2017

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