Dmitry Peskov is a Russian government spokesman. "We are assessing the impact of such a limitation and how we will respond to it".
"They held off for a while to give him some time but my guess is the decision to do this is a result of a conclusion in Moscow that there is going to be no early change in the US approach to Russian Federation".
Moscow has rejected the conclusion of the USA intelligence community that Putin personally directed Moscow's interference in the election.
Putin said he had hoped "the situation would perhaps change for the better". "I thought it was the time to show that we're not going to leave it without an answer".
The US diplomats in Russian Federation have been denied access to a diplomatic recreational compound in Moscow for two days, the US Embassy in Moscow has said. But he said it "only hears" false charges of Russian interference. Putin especially is no stranger to controversy, with rumours circulating for years regarding his alleged involvement in the assassinations of several high profile journalists, a clear indication (if one was needed) that he is no fan of being criticised.
As a result of the Kremlin's measure, mostly local Russian hires are to be dismissed, leaving USA diplomatic presence relatively undamaged. Not only does the bill erect new sanctions against Russian Federation, it also limits Trump's ability to suspend those sanctions without first consulting Congress. Call it the effect of the collusion narrative.
Michael O'Hanlon is a foreign policy expert for the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. With Congress increasingly forcing the president's hand on Russia, Mr Trump will have little choice but comply.
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The president's acceptance of the sanctions is likely being seen in Russian Federation as evidence that he is limited in his ability to improve relations, experts say.
The U.S. Congress approved the new sanctions last Thursday in a package that also included new measures against Iran and North Korea.
The ultimatum issued by the Russian leader is a display to voters at home that he is prepared to stand up to Washington - but is also carefully calibrated to avoid directly affecting the US investment he needs, or burning his bridges with Trump. McFaul said on Twitter.
USA officials have vacated a leisure estate in Moscow after being barred from using it as tensions mount between the Trump administration and Vladimir Putin.
The bill passed by the House last week would essentially turn those existing sanctions into law. Critics of the United States government argue the sanctions could affect European energy security and serve Washington's economic interests - in line with the "America First" policy of President Trump.
With many in Congress pushing for sending USA weapons to Ukraine - a move Russian Federation considers a red line - the conflict could grow even more violent.
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, earlier this month. Trump has dismissed the investigations as a "witch hunt" and an excuse by Democrats to explain his upset win over former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
He said Russian Federation continues to try to change worldwide borders by force, "undermine democracies" and "divide the free nations of Europe, one against another".