Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev said that Moscow will have to react to the latest round of sanctions imposed by the US, speaking in Kronotsky Nature Reserve in Kamchatka Krai on Friday. The prime minister stated Washington's goal is to 'remove Russia from the list of powerful competitors in the international field.' He also pointed out that other countries such as China have been also... Еще hit by America's 'protectionist measures.' Medvedev warned any efforts to curb Russian banks' international operations will be considered 'as a declaration of economic war.' On Wednesday the US administration announced new sanctions against Russia citing Moscow's alleged use of chemical weapons in Salisbury as the reason.