Director of the Russian foreign intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin called the fallacy of Western politicians the idea that the world can be managed from a single center, Washington.

"In my opinion, the most important lesson of the past is that the attempt of any country to single-handedly control the world, undoubtedly, will lead to the collapse" — quoted Naryshkin TASS.

Head of the intelligence services was made by the BBC.

Wrote in June, the US announced the adoption of new sanctions against Russian-European gas pipeline “Nord stream — 2”. Initiative Americans angered politicians in Germany, and the Bundestag, recommended that the government of Angela Merkel to prepare a response.

Despite the Pro-Russian position on the gas pipeline, Germany along with other EU members was added up to 2021 anti-sanctions that were imposed against Russia after the annexation of Crimea.