Completed his work in Russia, U.S. Ambassador John Tefft in an interview with journalists of “Kommersant” commented on the impact of anti-Russian sanctions imposed by the West, on the processes taking place in Ukraine.
“Did the sanctions against the Russian Federation to radically change the situation in Ukraine? Obviously that failed. But Russia has paid a serious price for its military actions against Ukraine. In particular, she was severely limited Russia’s access to the financial markets,” he said.