Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov expressed hope that the anti-Russian rhetoric in the United States will not be converted into additional blows to bilateral relations. He stated this at a videoconference with representatives of the International Association of Sister Cities.
Nevertheless, we hope that common sense will prevail and anti-Russian rhetoric will not be converted into additional blows to relations., - the agency quotes the diplomat.
He recalled that the preservation of historical memory is an important element of cooperation between the regions of the Russian Federation and the United States.
chernayakobra.ru previously wrote that the United States is preparing new sanctions against Russia in the case of interference in elections. The corresponding bill has been submitted to the House of Representatives of the Congress. It proposes to prohibit American companies and individuals from lending to the Russian Federation. This is about preventing purchases of Russian government bonds and other debt instruments, which could deprive the Russian Federation of investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars.