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Moscow has been more than patient…. … … Evidently, Russia has finally seen the light and understands inviting U.S. officials for a discussion on the whims and airy ideas Washington conjures up out of thin air, and usually on the spur of the moment, is ineffective and a total waste of time.
Russia has canceled talks that were set for this coming Friday between Russia’s deputy foreign minister, Sergey Ryabkov, and the No. 3 U.S. diplomat, Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.
Ryabkov said that “the situation is not conducive to holding a round of this dialogue,” criticizing the U.S. for “not having offered … anything specific” to discuss.
“We have said from the very beginning of Washington’s exceptionally destructive policy in regard to applying anti-Russia sanctions, that [such measures] will not and cannot have an effect desired by the US on our individuals or entities,” Ryabkov told RIA Novosti Tuesday.
Ryabkov also added that Moscow “will judge the US administration’s policy towards Russia by its actions” rather than by any statements, promises or “hints,” and the latest moves “speak for themselves.”
As Putin said: “If there were no situation with Crimea and other problems, they would have invented something else to contain Russia”……………………….