UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – To defend national interests against US sanctions, the Russian president signed a law allowing retaliation against the United States.
Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing retaliatory measures against Washington and its acolytes, reported Mehr News.
The purpose of passing this bill is to defend Russian sovereignty in the face of hostilities and the anti-Russian campaign.
In addition, the US authorities have reported the imposition of sanctions against European companies that had participated in the project of construction of the gas pipeline linking Russia to Europe.
According to reports, the US authorities are looking for a solution to put an end to the proposed Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project. It will export Russian gas to Europe.
For the key figures of the Trump administration, sanctions are possible.