Sanctions do not hinder international scientific cooperation, said the head wounds

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in Photobacterium the Russian Academy of Sciences academician Alexander Sergeyev. Archival photoSanctions do not hinder international scientific cooperation, said the head wounds© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

Western sanctions do not extend to cooperation of Russia with other countries in science, in addition to «particularly sensitive locations», such as the national laboratories of the USA, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the new President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeyev.

«No, not shared, maybe with the exception of particularly sensitive places, such as the national laboratories of the U.S. Department of energy,» — said Sergeyev at the question.

«Mostly abroad understand that it is not necessary to expand sanctions on research activities. Science, culture needs to be out of the sanctions, it «bridges» for cooperation, which strengthen the ties between the two countries. An important feature of the Russian Academy of Sciences will be in it. Especially with the Russian Academy of Sciences no one ever, even in the last four years did not remove the authority and responsibility to engage in international activities», — said the head wounds.

National laboratory research centers funded by the U.S. Department of energy. A number of these centres conducts research in the field of nuclear energy. In 2014, the US Department of energy has suspended cooperation with the state Corporation «Rosatom» in research for peaceful nuclear energy, citing a disagreement with the Russian position on Ukraine.

Rosatom then said that the cooperation with the United States for research in nuclear energy can continue only on condition of equality.

Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Crimea and Ukraine. In July 2014, the EU and the USA from the point of sanctions against certain individuals and companies have moved to measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. Russian President Vladimir Putin on 6 August 2014 signed a decree banning the import into Russia of certain agricultural products, raw materials and food from countries that have imposed sanctions against Russia. As the preservation of Western sanctions, Russia also extended and your response. While a ban on the supply of foreign products is valid until the end of 2018.

Sanctions do not hinder international scientific cooperation, said the head wounds© RIA Novosti, Infografiken sanctions against Russia and retaliatory measures

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