According to RIA Novosti, British officials are developing new restrictions, including those against Nord Stream 2.

"The UK is working through NATO and in close cooperation with the US to pursue a policy of dialogue and containment," the newspaper quoted a source close to the British prime minister as saying.

According to the article, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to negotiate with the leaders of the G7 countries in order to create "a sanctions coalition to take targeted measures against the oligarchs who support the President of Russia (Vladimir Putin. -

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Earlier, a correspondent for the British edition of The Daily Telegraph wrote an article stating that possible new anti-Russian sanctions by the United States would not be a blow to the country's economy.

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen spoke on CNBC about consultations with European partners on the imposition of sanctions against Russia.

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that it is inappropriate to comment on the draft of new US sanctions against Russia.

Vyacheslav Nikonov, the first deputy head of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs, said that if Washington adopts new sanctions against Russia, there could be a break in relations between the countries.

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