In Kremlin told details of conversation of Putin and Bayden

“Presidents of Russia and the United States Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden spoke more than an hour. Today, the conversation was held in the atmosphere of unprecedented injection by American officials of the hysteria about the allegedly inevitable invidence of Russia to Ukraine. This is known.” This journalists told the Assistant Russian leader Yuri Ushakov.

According to him, President Biden mentioned possible anti-Russian sanctions in the conditions of a tense situation around Ukraine.

“Joseph Biden expected in the context of a tense situation around Ukraine mentioned possible anti-Russian sanctions, but at the same time the question was not focused on this in the course of a rather long conversation with the Russian leader,” said Ushakov.

He also stressed that the conversation of the presidents of Russia and the United States was balanced and business, adding that Putin recalled that during the Cold War of the USSR and the United States were opponents, and in the 1990s – friends, but NATO expanded and approached to the borders of Russia.

Vladimir Vladimirovich passed on the history of the relationship between the United States, NATO and Russia – which in the end led to the current crisis situation. The President of Russia, in particular, noted that during the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the United States were, of course, one hundred percent opponents . And, for example, in the 1990s, we seem to be friends. But even then the United States and NATO led a far from a constructive line in relation to Russia. After all, it was then that the practical expansion of NATO’s activities began, it was then that new members were adopted, and the Alliance. approached the borders of Russia, “said Ushakov.

Putin also stated that Russia completed the interdepartmental working out of his actions in the light of the NATO response and the United States on security guarantees, and this will be announced soon.

“It was said that we had almost completed the interdepartmental working out of our possible actions, and this will be announced in the near future. Russia will soon bring his answer to the United States and NATO for security guarantees, the presidents agreed to continue contacts,” the presidents said Assistant Russian leader on international affairs.