Russia vows painful and swift response to US sanctions

by The Daily Lede


The Russian Foreign Ministry vowed a painful and swift response to the recently imposed sanctions by the US.

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says “Russia condemns the actions of the politicians and officials who support these sanctions.  We (Russian Federation) confirm our intention to take painful and acute measures against Washington.  We are not looking for short-term effects and will not copy the exclusionary methods of Washington.  We do not give in and act calmly to provocations.”