Trump is not interested in further sanctions against Russia, the expert believes

© REUTERS / Jim Bogdanel trump speaks to Congress with an appeal On the situation of the country. 30 Jan 2018Trump is not interested in further sanctions against Russia, the expert believes© REUTERS / Jim Bourg

Published in the United States, «the Kremlin list» politicians and businessmen from Russia shows that the administration really is not interested in further sanctions against Russia and was formally considers the founder and managing partner of the law firm Marks & Sokolov, former Senator of Pennsylvania Bruce marks (Bruce Marks).

«I think that the trump is not interested in imposing sanctions on Russia. So they just technically complied with the law by providing a list of Russian politicians and businessmen. It is obvious that they have no enthusiasm for sanctions. You can tell by the fact that clearly shows the sources of list of names: Kremlin phone directory and the Forbes list,» said marks RIA Novosti.

«They (administration trump) may pressure Congress, especially the Democrats, so they imposed sanctions on specific individuals, but it sends a signal that they don’t want to go through sanctions and instead want to find ways of cooperation with Russia», — said Marx.

He drew attention to the fact that the content list does not show the real intentions to impose any sanctions. In addition, many of the list «close to the Kremlin» businessmen actually live abroad, and the administration does not hold between them no difference, he said.

The U.S. Treasury in the night of Tuesday published «the Kremlin list», which included almost the entire leadership of the Russian Federation and major Russian businessmen — more than 200 people. The list was prepared in accordance with the law «On combating the enemies of America through sanctions», which was adopted in the U.S. in the summer of 2017. It does not entail the automatic imposition of sanctions against these individuals, but implies that the restrictive measures against them from the United States can be introduced in the future.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described the report as «an unfriendly act» that harms the relations between Russia and the United States as a whole. According to him, Moscow is not interested in having to cease relations with Washington will refrain from retaliatory steps after the publication of the list and will monitor the situation. The President also noted that Russia is against this background, should deal primarily with domestic issues, guided by the rule «the dog barks, but the caravan moves on.»Trump is not interested in further sanctions against Russia, the expert believes© Infografiken sanctions against Russia and retaliatory measures