‘Unprecedented & dangerous step’: Russia slams NATO troop build-up

Russia has hit out at an ‘unprecedented’ NATO military build-up along its eastern border. A military spokesman says this clearly violates a Russia-NATO treaty, which forbids the alliance from permanently stationing troops in the Baltic States. The Russian Foreign Ministry has declared NATO’s encroachment as an unprecedented violation of the Russia-NATO founding act, which was signed … Continue reading ‘Unprecedented & dangerous step’: Russia slams NATO troop build-up

Moscow Promises Canada’s ‘Clumsy’ Sanctions Won’t Go Unanswered

http://sputniknews.com/russia/20150218/1018425847.html New sanctions by Canada against Russia are an attempt to undermine the Minsk agreements and hamper normal bilateral relations between Moscow and Ottawa, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said Wednesday. "The decision by the Canadian authorities on the further expansion of sanctions against official Russian figures and companies under the guise of the … Continue reading Moscow Promises Canada’s ‘Clumsy’ Sanctions Won’t Go Unanswered

New Sanctions Go Against Common Sense, Moscow Vows ‘Appropriate’ Response

http://sputniknews.com/russia/20150216/1018334960.html MOSCOW (Sputnik) — New sanctions against Russia from the European Union will be met with an appropriate response, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement posted on its official website Monday. "One thing is clear: such decisions, which will get an appropriate reaction, contradict common sense and go against finding a solution to Ukraine's … Continue reading New Sanctions Go Against Common Sense, Moscow Vows ‘Appropriate’ Response