The US is demonstrating an increasing focus on changing power in Russia and organizing internal Russian unrest, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov said, Report informs referring to TASS.

“The US not only unleashed a hybrid war against Russia, which is being waged, apparently, until the last Ukrainian and [in which] no one has canceled the task of inflicting a strategic defeat on Russia, but they are also demonstrating an increasing focus on changing power here, organizing internal Russian unrest,” said the deputy minister.

He noted that in these conditions, the confrontational scenario between Moscow and Washington has become “a reality from which we must proceed.” At the same time, Ryabkov didn’t rule out that further escalation by the US might lead to a severance of Russian-American diplomatic relations.