MOSCOW, 4 March. /TASS/. Washington’s decision to prolong anti-Russian sanctions indicates the current policy against Russia is going to last, the director of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of US and Canada Studies, Sergey Rogov, told a news conference on Wednesday.
"The United States had thought the end of the Cold War was its victory. Once there is a winner, then there should be losers. Hence the attitude to Russia as a loser," the analyst said. The Ukrainian events have heralded a slide into another Cold War and contacts have been minimized."
As he dwelt on the US sanctions and their likely duration, Rogov emphasized two aspects.
"Another Cold War is being legalized. I believe that the Obama Administration’s decision (to prolong sanctions against Russia — TASS), indicates that this policy is bound to last,"