Putin Lashes Out At West Ahead Of G20 Summit

November 14, 2014 3:16 PM

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Russian President Vladimir Putin says economic sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States, the European Union, and other Western governments over the Ukraine crisis go against Group of 20 (G20) principles and international law.

Putin told TASS in an interview published on November 14 that the asset freezes, visa bans, and blocks put on Russian companies trying to access Western financial markets earlier this year could only be imposed by the United Nations and its Security Council.

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