It was announced by President Vladimir Putin. Earlier it was reported, that according to some reports, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to offer to EU to impose new sanctions against Russia because of the country's leadership activity in Syria. Newspaper " Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung " reports that the question will be discussed in the nearest Tuesday or Friday.
16:12 16.10.2016 (upd. 17:55 19.10.2016 ) Moscow will not agree to unilateral mitigation countermeasures imposed after application of the anti-Russian sanctions