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Friday, December 30, 2016
Not everyone at the Kremlin sees the pot of gold from a prospective USA Secretary of State.
It is safe to say, the Kremlin disagrees with Putin's priority of "Oil First." December 30, 2016 By Andrew Roth and David Filipov
"I cannot say now what the response will be, although, as we know, there is no alternative here to the principle of reciprocity," said Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov in a statement late Thursday evening reported by the Interfax news service.
He said that Russian President Vladimir Putin would decide the exact response.
Peskov's remarks were the culmination of a sharply-worded reaction by Russia's establishment to the sanctions, which come at a time when Moscow is looking forward to an improvement in its ties with the U.S. at the start of the Trump administration in three weeks....