MOSCOW, (Sputnik) – On Friday, Obama ordered to prolong for one more year punitive measures against Russia imposed in March 2014 on the pretext of developments in Crimea and Ukraine.
"Obama showed that he did not understand anything by extending sanctions against Russia. The outgoing president will soon see his policy torn to pieces," Pushkov posted on his Twitter account.
Russia has repeatedly refuted the allegations of interference in Ukraine’s affairs, and has pointed out that Crimea held a popular referendum in which the vast majority of residents voted to rejoin Russia.
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