Russia says new US, Canada sanctions fuel Ukraine unrest

 The latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions by the United States and Canada hamper efforts to resolve the conflict, Russia`s foreign ministry said Saturday.

Moscow: The latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions by the United States and Canada hamper efforts to resolve the conflict, Russia`s foreign ministry said Saturday.

"The sanctions are directed to disrupt the political process," the Ministry said in a statement following the announcement of the latest measures on Friday. "We advise Washington and Ottawa to think about the consequences of such actions."