The Russian Foreign Ministry called suggested draft resolution to be counter productive, as namely it undermines efforts of Russia and the US. Sergey Lavrov highlighted that, presupposed 10-day pause would just let fighters regroup and restore their strength.
Before the voting Russia's Permanent Representative to the UN Vitaliy Churkin claimed that it should be suspended until meeting of the Russian and the US experts. He also expressed sympathy for authors of the project, 'who, as we know, underwent unprecedented pressure from the Western troika of permanent members of the Security Council'. Russia considered such acts to be provocative.
Egypt, meanwhile, claimed that some countries 'were made' to adopt the resolution.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia