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Project "ZZ". 2018 News of the Year: “bad guys” from Russia will be punished in January

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By the end of January, the Trump administration will present the “Kremlin report” to Congress, which will feature high-ranking Russian officials and dealers close to Putin. America will punish them all. Mr. Fried, ex-coordinator of sanctions policy from the US State Department, spoke about the upcoming blacklist. In the meantime, the American media is full of messages on the theme of “Putin's man,” who snuck into the holy of holies — the White House. Who is this?




About the list of "bad guys" told "Kommersant" the former chief coordinator of the US Department of State sanctions policy, and now the Atlantic Council expert Daniel Fried. A great interview came out today, 25 December.

It is expected that by the end of January 2018, the US administration will present the Kremlin report to Congressmen, or rather, a list of high-ranking officials and businessmen who are close to power in Russia. The list is based on the Law on Counteracting US Opponents through Sanctions (CAATSA). This law Trump signed in August 2017.

Daniel Fried spoke on the telephone to the correspondent of Kommersant E. Chernenko about the report and the list. Mr Fried explained a few key points. We give them in brief.

Firstly, getting a person to the list does not mean that sanctions will turn on themselves against this person. Still, the name on the list increases the risk of sanctions for the person in the future. CAATSA does not say that the report will form the basis of the new sanctions list, but many members of the US Congress would like to use the law in this way. “As a result, this can happen. It is quite likely. In this regard, I understand why in Moscow many are now nervous, ”Mr. Fried commented on the reaction of“ many ”.

Secondly, the report is a response to the 2016 events of the year, that is, to the Kremlin’s interference in the American elections, and at the same time “in the political processes in Europe,” Fried said. Worked on the document, the US Treasury Department, the State Department and other departments. In general, the document reflects “the concern of US lawmakers about Russia's actions in the foreign policy arena, including its policy towards Ukraine”.

Thirdly, Fried put forward his own proposal on the list of “bad guys”: “... I urged the administration, including publicly, not to chase after the number and not to“ overfulfill the plan ”, as they say in Russia. It would not be very reasonable. It would be much better to make a shorter, but stronger list of “bad guys.” That is, people really associated with corruption, criminal activities or acts of aggression ... "

The expert also explained that the person who entered the SDN (Specially Designated National List, a list of citizens of special categories) loses the opportunity to cooperate with American individuals and legal entities: they are prohibited from such cooperation, including any financial relations. People from SDN who fall under the sanctions can not have bank accounts in dollars or other currencies if the bank’s transactions go through the United States. “They lose access to everything connected with the US financial system. And this, as you understand, is very serious, ”Fried told Kommersant. Moreover, sanctions may indirectly affect European banks if a European bank conducts operations through the US financial system.

The number of persons already enrolled in the list is unknown to Fried. But hardly thousands of people will get there, he says. “This is not about depriving a huge number of Russians of the opportunity to do business in the West. The meaning of the law is to have an impact on people close to the Kremlin, those who have made their fortunes muddy and related to foreign policy actions that run counter to international law. Whether it is interference in elections or acts of aggression. But what I am saying is that you in Russia represent roughly what you are talking about, ”Fried told the correspondent. “The CAATSA law says that the administration should determine the circle of top officials and oligarchs involved in foreign policy, and establish the relationship they have with Vladimir Putin, that is, whether they can be called approximate,” he said. He further indicated that he was “not sure” of the full publicity of the sanctions list, since, according to the law, the document “can be both completely public and completely secret”.

From the name discussion of possible candidates Fried tried to refuse. Answering the question about getting into the black list of Sergey Lavrov and Sergey Shoigu, he only noted that the inclusion of these people "would not correspond to the purpose of the report." Fried would not recommend the Trump administration to “list such people”. Most likely, the compilers of the list of “bad guys” will focus on people from President Putin’s close circle who are involved in “illegal schemes and actions”. Several such persons have already been entered by the US authorities into the well-known sanctions list: for example, these are G. Timchenko and A. Rotenberg.

By the way, the expert is convinced that the sanctions against Moscow are working. Thanks to the sanctions, it was possible to “limit Russia's aggression against Ukraine.” In addition, the sanctions forced Moscow to agree to the signing of the Minsk agreements, which state that the Donbass is the territory of Ukraine. True, Washington failed to force Moscow to comply with the Minsk agreements, Fried said.

While the White House apparatchiki, diplomats and secret services are working like a bee on identifying Putin’s comrades who will be on the new black list, in one large media, a mysterious message has appeared on the topic of “Putin’s man”, which just sneaked into the White House mentioned.

Jeff stein in Newsweek writes about another scandal with Donald Trump. No joke: "Putin's man in the White House"!

Who is this slippery type?

Bah, this is Mr. Trump himself!

The American special services cannot forget the meeting of Donald Trump with Sergei Lavrov and the then Russian ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kislyak. Is it possible to trust Mr. Trump with keeping secrets? After all, it was Trump who personally told Lavrov and Kislyak about the secret operation of Israel in Syria (about the introduction into the IG cell, prohibited in the Russian Federation).

Today, special prosecutor Robert Muller understands whether the Trump team (namely, the son of President Donald and son-in-law Jared Kushner) coordinated their actions with the Kremlin in order to hurt candidate Hillary Clinton in the elections. However, it was not these passions that added fuel to the fire: in the American establishment connected with national security, there is a grim impression of Trump as a pawn in the hands of the well-known “enemy of America” - Vladimir Putin.



In an interview with CNN, Air Force Lieutenant-General James Klapper, the former director of US National Intelligence, openly called Trump Putin's puppet, adding that the Russian president, who was the curator of the KGB, that is, a spy recruiter, knows “ how to handle valuable shots. ” "Truly worthy" was D. Trump.

A similar opinion was expressed by Asha Rangappa. This man generally called the American president "the dream of curators." Rangappa is a former special agent of the FBI counter-intelligence unit. His opinion Rangappa proves Trump's love for flattery, as well as the openness shown through Twitter.

Harry “Skip” Brandon, a former assistant to the deputy director of the CIA for national security and the fight against terrorism, thinks the same thing. He says that Mr. Trump "publicly states that he is guided by his own instincts." “And if this is the case, then, probably, he unwittingly serves the Russians as the most valuable personnel,” said this expert.

Glenn Carl (Glenn Carle), a former CIA officer, a specialist in analyzing foreign threats, summed up the statements of colleagues.

“As before, everyone beats around and around, refraining from a clear assessment of what is happening. My own assessment is: Trump actually works directly on the Russians! ”


* * *


In general, we should note that Mr. Trump’s actions, if we discard his expression, short-sightedness, shallow mind and inability to keep politics with restraint, guided by necessary compromises, do not prove that he is a “valuable shot” and even more so is Putin’s spy who penetrated through the omnipresent Kremlin in the Oval Office of the White House. This is clearly evidenced by at least the same law “On Counteracting US Opponents through Sanctions” (CAATSA), signed by Trump this summer. And the black list, which is being drawn up at the White House today in full compliance with this law, provides yet another confirmation that Mr. Trump conducts the usual US anti-Russian policy.

In short, Trump continues the Obama affair and does so with much greater scope and passion. His debating about the need to improve relations with the Russians is worthless: politicians should be judged by their deeds, not by words.

From Mr. Trump did not get any agent of Putin, nor a full-fledged people's president, who would really return her greatness to America. For the year on the throne, Trump managed to quarrel with European allies, with the Arab world, with Mexico, with China, the DPRK and Iran. And this is not to mention Russia, with which he finally spoiled relations. In addition, Trump unleashed an arms race. As for the homeland, Trump's dubious policy split the American society in half: his supporters and ardent opponents.

Americans need to think carefully and add to the black list of Donald Trump. Under the first number.
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  1. svp67
    svp67 25 December 2017 09: 36 New
    +3
    By the end of January, the Trump administration will submit a “Kremlin Report” to Congress, which will feature senior Russian officials and businessmen close to Putin. America will punish them all
    "Anaconda is clutching a hug." Earlier, according to the Magnitsky list, “authoritative businessmen” from Russia were “punished”, so where is the logic? Where are the GANGS, albeit the "former" and where is the "lawyer Magnitsky"? But they probably know better. Now they are taking into circulation "relatives" of Putin. In short, they do everything so that someone would "pull the trigger", repeating the "shot in Dallas", but already in our vastness ...
    1. Sling cutter
      Sling cutter 25 December 2017 10: 05 New
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      Quote: svp67
      Where are the GANGS, albeit the "former" and where is the "lawyer Magnitsky"?

      Their motivation is this: they say Magnitsky wanted to publish incriminating information about high-ranking officials, for which he was killed.
      By the way, the other day, the son of the prosecutor of the seagull was included in Magnitsky’s list.
      1. svp67
        svp67 25 December 2017 10: 07 New
        +1
        Quote: Stroporez
        By the way, the other day, the son of the prosecutor of the seagull was included in Magnitsky’s list.

        And from this he experienced "great spiritual suffering" ... How could it be ... Cried, all night ...
        His dad, under such a "cap" at the Darkest, that let them rejoice at what is ...
        1. jjj
          jjj 25 December 2017 10: 47 New
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          You are simply amazed at how many serious people in America, not sparing their belly, they are seriously engaged in all sorts of nonsense. However, wherever you work, just to make money
          1. Romey
            Romey 25 December 2017 10: 54 New
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            Quote: jjj
            You are simply amazed at how many serious people in America, not sparing their belly, they are seriously engaged in all sorts of nonsense. However, wherever you work, just to make money

            If it were nonsense ... Achinea has good reason. They found the right pain point and will put pressure on it until Putin’s friends and his own person clean up and say for themselves, sho Crimea Ukraine ...
            1. svp67
              svp67 25 December 2017 13: 46 New
              +2
              Quote: romey
              until Putin’s friends and his own person clean up and say for themselves, sho Crimea tse Ukraine ..

              At the expense of "friends" I will not say, but with GDP-they "will not break off" ....
          2. svp67
            svp67 25 December 2017 11: 04 New
            +1
            Quote: jjj
            However, wherever you work, just to make money

            Golden, and most importantly TRUE words. So fulfill the "American dream", there is nothing to think about the "soul" ... So they "bent" under that "dream" and religion, the one who is poor is sinful before God ....
          3. 210ox
            210ox 25 December 2017 14: 10 New
            +1
            And how much we are engaged in this very ... And good money is dripping ..
            Quote: jjj
            You are simply amazed at how many serious people in America, not sparing their belly, they are seriously engaged in all sorts of nonsense. However, wherever you work, just to make money
          4. Nyrobsky
            Nyrobsky 25 December 2017 15: 51 New
            +2
            Quote: jjj
            You are simply amazed at how many serious people in America, not sparing their belly, in all seriousness doing all sorts of nonsense

            Nonsense usually carry, and are engaged, traditionally horseradish recourse
      2. Serg65
        Serg65 25 December 2017 11: 53 New
        +4
        Quote: Stroporez
        By the way, the other day, the son of the prosecutor of the seagull was included in Magnitsky’s list.

        what Have you even been awarded a medal?
        1. Sling cutter
          Sling cutter 25 December 2017 12: 40 New
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          Quote: Serg65
          Have you even been awarded a medal?

          I appreciated your "unpretentious-sparkling humor."
          Read me a lecture on the topic of how everything hinders us from living, as the world behind the scenes ruble collapsed 2 times, about cookies and the State Department, about white puppies and about what kind of white government we have and a furry president.
          And if you carefully, and not diagonally, read my post, which you are commenting on, you will understand that he clearly does not pull on the “medal”.
          Kinzo, here's a better look about edros, we can feel better.
          1. Serg65
            Serg65 25 December 2017 13: 04 New
            +5
            Quote: Stroporez
            Kinzo, look better about edros

            lol Right now, many films for the faint of heart take off ...
            Quote: Stroporez
            Read me another lecture

            belay What for?????? You are a lover of Kintz and read for you a whole saga bully
            Try using your brains to move here without kints wink
            1. Sling cutter
              Sling cutter 25 December 2017 13: 17 New
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              Quote: Serg65
              You are a lover of Kintz and read for you a whole saga
              Try using your brains to move here without kints

              Well, due to the fact that you did not understand the meaning of koment, you lit a whole srach out of business, with a hint of a low-grade gum-barracks humaret, ascribing to me your own characteristics.
              And you, my dear, ischo and "manipulator-balancer" from HSE belay not? wassat
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                1. Sling cutter
                  Sling cutter 25 December 2017 17: 35 New
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                  Quote: Serg65
                  Try with your brains to move it here

                  Quote: Serg65
                  It’s clear that it’s not comme il faut here and there ....

                  Tuda, the judge is moving the tail, but it is supposed to think with the brains, dear. yes laughing
          2. Wayfarer
            Wayfarer 25 December 2017 15: 57 New
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            It is curious if in 91 g the president was GDP, and not Yeltsin, what would have changed in the fate of the country?
            1. seal78
              seal78 25 December 2017 17: 12 New
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              In 91, the president was Gorbachev. And you, apparently, were not born yet.
    2. Palch
      Palch 25 December 2017 12: 35 New
      +3
      svp67 - You have to hangover in the morning, dear, what else to say .... either do not go into the binge on Friday, or else make friends with the furry animal - the squirrel is called.
      1. svp67
        svp67 25 December 2017 12: 48 New
        +1
        Quote: Palch
        It is necessary to hang out in the morning, dear, what else to say .... either do not enter into the binge on Friday, otherwise you will make friends with the furry animal - the squirrel is called.

        Rude please .... In vain, oh vain ...
        1. Palch
          Palch 25 December 2017 13: 35 New
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          Oh ... what are you saying, I’m just giving you advice, by no means .....
          1. svp67
            svp67 25 December 2017 15: 58 New
            +1
            Quote: Palch
            Oh ... what are you saying, I’m just giving you advice, by no means .....

            Well, that’s what I’m saying. I do not like boors.
            1. Palch
              Palch 25 December 2017 21: 05 New
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              Here I am about the same thing - sober to take life !!!! Tin however ....
    3. Wayfarer
      Wayfarer 25 December 2017 15: 44 New
      +1
      These sanctions are apparently dedicated to the elections. The United States has long understood: the more they abuse the Russian politician, the more the people love him. So now the United States decided to support GDP before the election and contribute to raising its rating.
      1. Glory1974
        Glory1974 25 December 2017 19: 03 New
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        The United States has long understood: the more they abuse the Russian politician, the more the people love him. So now the United States decided to support GDP before the election and contribute to raising its rating.

        They don’t realize that Putin’s rating behaves like the price of gas. Oil is getting cheaper or more expensive, there is no difference, gas is always more expensive.
        So with the rating, they criticize Putin or praise, it does not matter.
  2. Uncle lee
    Uncle lee 25 December 2017 09: 38 New
    +7
    In vain they accepted Petruccio in Washington - they themselves became infected with the "Maidan of the brain"! Moreover, almost the entire administration and now they are driving the fool, no worse than on the Maidan Town!
    1. aszzz888
      aszzz888 25 December 2017 09: 53 New
      +1
      Uncle lee Today, 09:38 And moreover, almost the entire administration and now they are driving the fool, no worse than on Maidan Town!
      hi ... indeed, some kind of herd of primitive animals ... so we ought to, drive this herd into the abyss ... angry
  3. Bulrumeb
    Bulrumeb 25 December 2017 09: 49 New
    +6
    Several such persons have already been included in the well-known sanctions list by the US authorities: for example, these are G. Timchenko and A. Rotenberg.

    It would be interesting to see how they are held for the most expensive thing for them, for the wallet.
    1. passing
      passing 25 December 2017 12: 12 New
      +2
      It would be interesting to see how they are held for the most expensive thing for them, for the wallet.

      ordinary people hold a wallet, and a skinny wallet. And for G. Timchenko and A. Rotenberg, Putin and his associates will come up with yet another Timchenko law, so that the pockets of unhappy patriots would not be empty
  4. aszzz888
    aszzz888 25 December 2017 09: 50 New
    +1
    In this regard, I understand why in Moscow now many are nervous, ”Mr. Fried commented on the reaction of the“ many ”.

    ... that is to say the least, they will also start other diseases, with one of which they won’t get out of the toilet ... and the mericatos want to make politics with those unhappy before the elections ...
  5. alex-cn
    alex-cn 25 December 2017 09: 52 New
    0
    Yes ... winter however ... Insanity grows stronger
  6. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 25 December 2017 09: 56 New
    +2
    told the telephone to a correspondent "Kommersant" E. Chernenko about the report and the list.
    What kind of "Komersant" has warm relations with the State Department, directly to the envy of some of the countries-subsidies. Well, they will announce a list that they are diligently composing and that it will change the political situation in Russia? Sisyphean labor and nothing more.
  7. aybolyt678
    aybolyt678 25 December 2017 10: 08 New
    0
    They are afraid to impose economic sanctions themselves, because they are afraid of losing our aluminum and titanium. These two positions, it’s cheaper to buy than to produce at home, due to the fact that we have cheaper Electricity.
    That goes to the individual.
    1. Kent0001
      Kent0001 25 December 2017 10: 32 New
      +2
      Rave. They want to destroy us, which they are trying to systematically do. Aluminum and titanium have nothing to do with it. Replace quickly.
      1. aybolyt678
        aybolyt678 25 December 2017 14: 37 New
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        Quote: Kent0001
        Replace quickly.

        do not replace, examine the issue
    2. passing
      passing 25 December 2017 12: 17 New
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      due to the fact that we have cheaper electricity.

      Oh, that's a sore point! For two years, due to the increase in electricity prices, in the country I pay 2000 rubles more, although I began to consume a little less. And nobody is going to stop the cost increase! Thanks to the leaders of the Russian state
      1. dSK
        dSK 25 December 2017 17: 29 New
        +3
        Quote: passing
        nobody is going to stop cost growth
        Head of the Ministry of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin declared the need to raise taxes in Russia. He noted that this should contribute to economic growth. So, the government advocated such an update of the tax regime, in which the tax burden on business will shift to the population. It is planned that this regime will be introduced after the presidential election. "The shift in the tax burden from investment activity to consumer activity is the structural change that will contribute to economic growth. Note that now the key measure that is being discussed in the government is raising VAT. Documents have already been prepared at the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Economic Development. It is planned to raise taxes from 18 to 20-22 percent, and in addition it is proposed to cancel the benefits.(Channel "Tsargrad" 15: 10., 25.12.17/XNUMX/XNUMX)
        1. passing
          passing 26 December 2017 17: 08 New
          +2
          The head of the Ministry of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin announced the need to raise taxes in Russia

          He has a corporate party for 10 lyamas, he thinks that it is too modest. Taxes will increase and a party can be more expensive http://argumenti.ru/society/2017/12/558825
  8. Overlock
    Overlock 25 December 2017 10: 44 New
    10
    Why should we worry about these "bad guys?" Punished and good. "And you do not steal," - so said Papanov in "Watch out for the car." If the power is strong, then why should she be afraid?
    And if the fate of the country depends on the fate of the stolen, then what is this power and country worth?
    1. max702
      max702 25 December 2017 11: 30 New
      +2
      Quote: Overlock
      Why should we worry about these "bad guys?" Punished and good. "And you do not steal," - so said Papanov in "Watch out for the car." If the power is strong, then why should she be afraid?
      And if the fate of the country depends on the fate of the stolen, then what is this power and country worth?

      So this is the essence of the fact that these guys should lose Putin all out of greed .. But not how to sit now and quietly shit, the bourgeoisie does not like this position and pour oil on fire ..
      1. ellada
        ellada 25 December 2017 17: 31 New
        0
        That's for sure !! They have insomnia from the fact that Putin may again be re-elected for the next term. These Americans are well aware of the psychology of the bad guys who will not only sell Putin offal, but also their mother, just to leave them stolen. The Americans are counting on this in order to remove Putin with the wrong hands.
  9. Tsoy
    Tsoy 25 December 2017 11: 23 New
    +7
    Amerikosy course bastards, but maybe it's for the best? If we do not itch, can they even make them nervous? The only pity is all the losses there, again they will pass on to us. Here and Rotenberg exempted from paying taxes for a term. How did he suffer from the sanctions ...
  10. Spez
    Spez 25 December 2017 11: 57 New
    +3
    I’m sorry that it’s not the topic ... I haven’t been here on the Internet for almost half a year, I forgot how to use Google. What does the “Project 33” mean?
    1. Nyrobsky
      Nyrobsky 25 December 2017 16: 00 New
      +1
      Quote: Spez
      I've been here for almost half a year it wasn’t on the Internet ............ What does "Project" 33 "mean?

      Registered on December 18.12.2017, 25.12.2017, question from December XNUMX, XNUMX. How were you able to get in for six months a week?
      1. Spez
        Spez 25 December 2017 22: 02 New
        +3
        I have been reading VO for several years now, but I registered after these six months of absence in civilization.
    2. Fast_mutant
      Fast_mutant 27 December 2017 13: 33 New
      0
      Project "Rotting West". Like so! )))
      1. Spez
        Spez 27 December 2017 15: 47 New
        +2
        Strange project.
  11. fa2998
    fa2998 25 December 2017 12: 07 New
    +2
    Quote: Overlock
    Why should we worry about these "bad guys?" Punished and good. "And you do not steal," - so said Papanov in "Watch out for the car." If the power is strong, then why should she be afraid?
    And if the fate of the country depends on the fate of the stolen, then what is this power and country worth?

    The fact of the matter is that little depends on the people, voters in our country, but it suffers from sanctions - benefits, salaries are frozen or reduced, production is closed, etc.
    But the "bad guys" are doing well. All our oligarchs increase their capital, the "servants of the people" also took care of themselves - more than once they raised their salaries (not counting bribes). In general, the rich get rich sanctions past their goals, people are impoverished. hi .
  12. sapporo1959
    sapporo1959 25 December 2017 12: 15 New
    +4
    But if these personalities saved money in Russian banks, I think that such experiments would never have occurred to the Americans. By the way, I worry about the daughters of our leader. They write abroad that they live suffering in their homeland, but this terrible state department is capable of after all, all sorts of provocations, and as they said during the years of communism when the visa was opened they will begin to denigrate our successes. So, apparently, all the children of our main patriots need to return to their Homeland. And they won’t be angry and will protect themselves from provocations ..
    1. Palch
      Palch 25 December 2017 12: 42 New
      +2
      You cannot store stolen money in a victim’s pocket. It happened in Soviet times, when it was possible to hide the stolen goods only in a bag in the country house, well, certainly not spend it in the store .... the whole point is that it was stolen - taken out - spent or invested.
      1. Palch
        Palch 25 December 2017 12: 44 New
        +2
        Who came to power then? Academics - financiers - business executives? And bother you! Hucksters and Komsomol members from the 80s! Here is the result.
      2. sapporo1959
        sapporo1959 25 December 2017 18: 49 New
        0
        Well, they would invest in a country. Gas would be brought to the same Korsakov, where the gas factory is very strategic, as some exalted patriots write. The Japanese samurai, when you understand gas, is fooling, and a simple Russian hard worker makes a fuss with coal .. And they call to raise the country, but only for some reason for my money.
    2. Navigator Basov
      Navigator Basov 25 December 2017 19: 07 New
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      Quote: sapporo1959
      Write abroad
      They have such a job. They write - you read - their goals are achieved.
  13. Alexey-74
    Alexey-74 25 December 2017 12: 43 New
    +2
    In general, Congress is preparing a bomb for the Kremlin, and for Putin personally ..... the political struggle turns into a special services fight ..... it certainly won’t end .... Trump doesn’t solve anything at all, now they rule: some of the Department of State , The CIA, the FBI and the Pentagon ...... this is a puzzle for the GDP and Russia as a whole, and God alone knows how this will all end.
  14. Nix1986
    Nix1986 25 December 2017 16: 58 New
    +7
    Ahahaha, you see, Americans will work better than the entire anti-corruption committee.
    1. Siberia 9444
      Siberia 9444 25 December 2017 17: 32 New
      +5
      So let's see how much St. Petersburg organized crime groups have stolen, GDP, as always, will start to rebuke with its snappy jokes and mumble about the tricks of Satan.
  15. dmitry.kashkaryow
    dmitry.kashkaryow 25 December 2017 17: 11 New
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    Quote: Uncle Lee
    In vain they accepted Petruccio in Washington - they themselves became infected with the "Maidan of the brain"! Moreover, almost the entire administration and now they are driving the fool, no worse than on the Maidan Town!

    This is out of the question! The primary source of infection is the White House in Washington.
  16. ellada
    ellada 25 December 2017 17: 45 New
    +1
    "In general, the document reflects" the concern of American lawmakers about Russia's actions in the foreign policy arena, including its policy towards Ukraine. "
    Well, it’s as clear as day! America is concerned about the actions of Russia, because America itself is no-no. She has no habit of interfering in the internal affairs of countries around the world. After all, it’s not them, but Russia is starting wars around the world. And America has the right to dictate to everyone everywhere and to punish everyone.
  17. Mikhail Zubkov
    Mikhail Zubkov 25 December 2017 17: 45 New
    0
    Explanatory publication, reliable facts requiring counter-actions. Firstly, all US officials related to the said acts, lists and US sanctions against Russians should get MIRROR sanctions on our part. Secondly, ALL US consular offices in the Russian Federation should be closed, with the exception of the consular section of their embassy in Moscow. Thirdly, it is NECESSARY to establish an EXECUTIVE ORDER for the departure of our citizens to the United States through the Department of Consular Services of the Russian Foreign Ministry. Fourthly, the authorization procedure should be established FOR ALL TRANSFERS AND TRANSFERS abroad IN AMERICAN DOLLARS, and for receiving transfers in dollars from abroad. Fifth, all programs of "non-governmental humanitarian exchanges" of the US-Russia, the issuance of Russian visas for these programs should be stopped. Sixth, economic sanctions that are sensitive to the US should be introduced in the form of additional export and import duties such as titanium, wood, airplanes and cars, etc. Seventhly, material and criminal liability should be established for everyone who cooperates with the US authorities and organizations in order to transfer to them information that the US can use to expand sanctions, blacklists, etc. WITH REVERSE ACTION of punishments for previously committed acts of this kind.
  18. astankard
    astankard 25 December 2017 18: 19 New
    0
    An adequate, global community should think about its security. Is it not time for the US state to ban not only nuclear weapons, but simply armed forces?
    The weapon in the hands of idiots is a terrible force.
    Great Britain deserves the same discussion.
  19. Navigator Basov
    Navigator Basov 25 December 2017 19: 03 New
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    In addition, the sanctions forced Moscow to agree to the signing of the Minsk agreements, which said that Donbass is the territory of Ukraine. True, Washington failed to force Moscow to comply with the Minsk agreements, Fried said.

    It reminded a joke about how he caught up and filled his face, and then got up, shook himself off, again caught up and filled. Moscow did not pretend to Donbass territories in any way, and the Minsk agreements do not say that Donbass is the territory of Ukraine (indirectly, this can flow from 3 and 9 points, but only indirectly). And Washington, in principle, cannot succeed in forcing Moscow to implement the Minsk agreements, because the parties to the agreement are Ukraine, the DPR and the LPR.
    Quote: “A set of measures to implement the Minsk agreements”
    The withdrawal of all heavy weapons by both sides at equal distances ...:
    - for Ukrainian troops: from the actual line of contact;
    - for armed groups of certain regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine: from the line of contact according to the Minsk memorandum of September 19 of 2014 of the year.

    In the end, Fried is just a balabol. And all the time I am tormented by two questions: are they tired of carrying this nonsense? and aren't we tired of enduring this?
  20. Radikal
    Radikal 25 December 2017 20: 15 New
    +2
    By the end of January, the Trump administration will submit a “Kremlin Report” to Congress, which will feature senior Russian officials and businessmen close to Putin. America will punish them all.
    Interestingly, none of those present here at the forum asked why in the days of the Soviet Union it didn’t occur to mattresses to impose such sanctions, to create “black lists” of officials, cultural and scientific figures, and heads of industrial enterprises? That's right, because then it was not possible to do it - there were no dealers (except shadow), and the rest did not keep their money abroad, they practically didn’t send children to study there, if only as interns (there were only a few of them), the absence of these points did not allow them to be used against us, they were not a weak link in the security of the state! And now, as you all are convinced of these opportunities, the United States is a dime a dozen, a city garden. Now, unfortunately, it remains to observe how long "persistence" is enough for all of those. who will fall into these lists! sad
  21. Nevyatoy
    Nevyatoy 25 December 2017 23: 49 New
    +3
    I am with both hands for these sanctions. It's time to separate the grain from the chaff.
  22. Sergey Cojocari
    Sergey Cojocari 28 December 2017 15: 45 New
    +1
    I do not sympathize with Putin, the snickering "friends", or Putin, who is protecting them. Let him be rewarded for deeds! If Putin for 20 years did not understand that the power is strong not with the riches who sucked at the treasury, but with peasants and workers filling this treasury, then they need it.