The United States threatened Russia with more extensive sanctions than in 2014

The United States has said it is preparing to impose sanctions against Russia in the areas of exports and finance

The United States is preparing to take a number of sanctions measures against Russia in the event of an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, it will include both export restrictions and financial ones, a US administration official said at a special briefing, reports Reuters and RIA Novosti. At the same time, he explained that larger-scale consequences for Moscow are expected, which were not considered in 2014.

“We are ready to impose sanctions with large-scale consequences that we did not consider in 2014. This means that there are no more will be phased [introduction]. This time we will start from the very top and stay there,— he said.

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