Blinken does not rule out the possibility of a US dialogue with Russia if its policy changes. He also noted that sending troops to Ukraine would bring a direct conflict with Russia closer.

Earlier, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said that the United States and Britain are inciting Russophobia in the West in order to further bind NATO countries to themselves. The U.S. Secretary of State expressed hope that relations between our countries will change and will be “not the same as they are now”