Russia Warns Kerry’s ‘Threats Are Unacceptable’ As Europe Weighs Sanctions – China Sides With Russia

Russia Warns Kerry’s “Threats Are Unacceptable” As Europe Weighs Sanctions (ZeroHedge, March 3, 2014):

Russia has lashed out following comments from US Secretary of State John Kerry:

  • *RUSSIA SAYS KERRY THREATS ARE `UNACCEPTABLE’
  • *RUSSIA SAYS KERRY ISN’T ANALYSING SITUATION IN UKRAINE
  • *KERRY IS USING COLD WAR SLOGANS, RUSSIA FOREIGN MINISTRY SAYS

In comments on the Russian foreign ministry website, Lavrov added:

  • *RUSSIAN MEASURES IN UKRAINE ARE `REASONABLE,’ `LEGAL’: FOR.MIN.
  • *U.S., ALLIES IGNORED VIOLENCE, RUSSOPHOBIA IN UKRAINE PROTESTS
  • *G-8 HALT OF PREPARATIONS FOR SUMMIT IS UNCONSTRUCTIVE: RUSSIA

In addition, EU ministers debate freezing the assets of Ukrainians responsible for corruption and “targeted measures” against Russia if no change of course is undertaken.

  • *EU Ministers Debate Freezing Assets of Ukrainians Responsible for Corruption – Draft Text
  • *EU Debates Calling Russian Crimea Actions “Invasion” – Draft Text
  • *EU Commends Ukraine’s Response to Russia Actions – Draft
  • *EU Will Suspend Visa Negotiations with Russia – Draft Text
  • *EU Debating Placing Arms Embargo on Russia If No Change of Course
  • *EU Could Prepare Future “Targeted Measures” vs Russia If No Change in Course – Draft

Perhaps most notable though this morning was the following headline:

  • *RUSSIA DEP FORMIN KARASIN SPOKE ON UKRAINE W/ CHINA COUNTERPART
  • *RUSSIA: CHINA EXPRESSED UNDERSTANDING OF ITS UKRAINE ANALYSIS
  • *RUSSIA, CHINA DISCUSSED UKRAINE’S INTERNAL POLITICAL CRISIS

In other words, China was well aware of the plan and appears comfortable taking sides.

2 thoughts on “Russia Warns Kerry’s ‘Threats Are Unacceptable’ As Europe Weighs Sanctions – China Sides With Russia

  1. Well, now that China has spoken out, the game is over. Putin wins. The US media is making much hay over all of this, they are going to feature Clown Kerry on all channels shortly.
    This is such crap. China quietly picked up another emerging African nation as was reported here (and no place else) over the weekend, and they are a strong Russian ally. Even Clown Kerry must know this would be a losing battle for the warmongering US leadership. The people are against it, and the world isn’t going to side with the US.
    The US is now the rogue nation, not Russia or China.
    I will do a quick scan of US media. CNN: US: No Presidential Delegation to the Paralympics……..big deal. No teeth, just stupid. HLN: Murder trial of Oscar Pistorius….whoever he is…..BBC: weather, Fox News, Oscar’s murder trial, Fox Business, a Facebook comment cost writer $80K, and there is a slump in luxury spending, MSNBC: Israel- Palestine endless conflict, CNBC: Markets are down, Bloomberg appears to have vanished, replaced by NHK World, Japanese propaganda station.
    Pity, Bloomberg used to occasionally cover some truth….but not often. I have no idea how long ago they vanished because I don’t watch US media….just checking today.
    Dow is down over 200 points. It is so rigged, it means nothing, rather like the words of US leaders.

  2. To quote Dr. Paul Craig Roberts…..

    The total corruption of truth, integrity, and morality that Washington has imposed on the Western world has aligned the West with the powers of Darkness and death.

    No greater evil exists than the government of the United States.

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