https://sputniknews.com-Washington slapped a near total ban on Russian energy imports on Tuesday, and introduced over 240 new sanctions against Russian companies, businessmen, government officials and economic sectors over Moscow’s recognition of the sovereignty of the Donbass republics and its military operation in Ukraine.
America is waging an economic war against Russia, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.
“The United States has undoubtedly declared an economic war against Russia, and is waging this war. Yes, de facto that is the case,” Peskov said, speaking to reporters at a briefing Wednesday.
Russia, he said, must do what it takes to “serve its interests” in the current situation to avoid losing the economic confrontation.