G7 countries put the pressure on Moscow over Ukraine
If it continues to escalate the situation in Ukraine only five days before crunch talks in Geneva, the G7 nations have raised the spectre of further sanctions on Russia.
To date the EU as well as the united states have imposed sanctions against Russia in reaction to its annexation of Crimea.
The G7 including the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Great Britain is currently talking tough.
“The purpose is to inform you to Russia they have to move back,” described US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, continuing, “But it had been equally obvious when they don’t, when they advance, when they do items that are illegal that violate the sovereignty of Ukraine, that you will see unity on the planet in answering that.”
Meanwhile, the Kremlin moved to calm fears it’d switch off gas to and through Ukraine. The nation gets 50% of its gas from Russia, a number of that will be moved to EU countries.
It uses Moscow demanded the interim government in Kyiv repay the amount of money owed in unpaid fuel bills. However, Russia has hiked its rates because the change in government.
Your time and effort to solve the fuel disaster, might be a warning that Russia is seeking a diplomatic solution in Ukraine.