New U.S. national security strategy is clearly anti-Russian, says Russian Security Council

The national security strategy adopted by the U.S. in February 2015 is anti-Russian, the Russian Security Council said.

The national security strategy adopted by the U.S. in February 2015 is anti-Russian, the Russian Security Council said.

"An analysis of the strategy conducted by the administration of the Russian Security Council shows that, unlike the previous [2010] edition [of the strategy], it is clearly anti-Russian and forms a negative image of our country. It emphasizes the importance of containing 'Russian aggression,' primarily against Ukraine. It states that the U.S. will stay vigilant on the strategic capabilities of Russia and will help their allies and partners oppose Russian policies," the Russian Security Council said in a report posted on its website on Wednesday.

The report says that the U.S. national security strategy "gives special emphasis to further interaction between the U.S. and its European allies for the purpose of political and economic isolation of Russia 'for its interference in the affairs of Ukraine'."

 

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