"Europe and Russia are going through tough times nowadays. Several Western politicians and a number of Western countries unleashed a new cold war," he said on Friday, visiting Baltic State Technical University "Voenmeh" named after D.F.Ustinov in St. Petersburg. "They are willing to forget the lessons of history and do not want to heed the voice of reason," Naryshkin said.
However, the State Duma Speaker is sure that the "global system is undergoing a transformation and is currently moving away from a unipolar world system, the US hegemony influence is reducing."
"The policy of the US has led to thousands of casualties in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and now, unfortunately, in Ukraine," the chairman of the lower house of the Russian parliament said.