Three us democratic Senator Ben Cardin, Bob Menendez and Sherrod brown – introduced on Monday a draft resolution, which envisages new sanctions against Russia in accordance with the law “On combating the enemies of America by sanctions,” reported Politico.
“Not a serious approach (to comply with the law – if) shown by the administration in the face of obvious threats to national security… alarmingly, this situation cannot continue,” said B. Cardin, in submitting the resolution.
In particular, the resolution Russia is accused of continuing to support the Syrian regime and the Subversion of democracy in Ukraine.
Politico notes that “the law allows the assistants to the D. trump to hold off on new sanctions,” the Minister of Finance, Steven Mnuchin earlier said that the secret of the so-called “the Kremlin list” partially will form the basis of new sanctions that Washington is preparing to introduce against Russian officials and businessmen .
The American Ministry of Finance on 29 January published an open part of “the Kremlin list”, which included almost all the members of the Russian government, headed by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, presidential administration, and the heads of several state corporations and banks, prominent representatives of the Russian business.