Russia threatens WAR with US after Trump sanctions: ‘Our American friends must understand'

RUSSIA would regard any US move to curb the operations of Russian banks or their foreign currency dealings as a declaration of “economic war”, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Friday.

Mr Medvedev issued a thinly-veiled threat, suggesting his country was prepared to act “by other means” if economic or political measures failed to get results.

The United States announced a new round of sanctions targeting Russia on Wednesday that pushed the rouble to two-year lows and sparked a wider sell-off over fears Russia was locked in a spiral of never-ending sanctions.

Separate legislation introduced last week in draft form by Republican and Democratic...
source: Express

2018-08-10 13:35
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