This informed the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on budget Sergei Ryabukhin.
The Federation Council has revealed Russia’s response to new sanctions СШАcouncil.gov.EN-the Press service of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation
The Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on budget Sergei Ryabukhin said that Russia may take a decision on the response to the new sanctions of the United States. According to him, Moscow “has to respond”, says the Agency Russia Today.
As said Ryabukhin, if Russia decides to retaliate for new sanctions package, the United States, the restrictions can affect the supply to the States rocket engine RD-180.
Member of the Federation Council recalled that the RD-180 engines are dual-purpose products, as used on civilian and military satellites.
Earlier the US State Department announced that Washington 22 Aug enter the first package of new sanctions against the Russian Federation because of “business Skrypalia”.