Russia's embassy in Washington has said Moscow will not be swayed by U.S. threats of sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
Monday's statement followed a rancorous exchange between the countries at the United Nations as the prospect of diplomacy easing fears of a Moscow-led invasion of Ukraine seemed further away than ever.
The mission said on Facebook that "the generator of tension is not Moscow but Washington" and that "we are not going to back away and stand at attention, heeding the threat of U.S. sanctions."
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