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Anti-Russia Sanctions: A Fall Lull?

Investors are now waiting for November when the Americans are to declare more sanctions over the chemical incidents (Syria and Skripal) After the high-profile events of August, an unusual lull befell the battlefields of the sanctions war. The sanctions have ceased for the time being to be a direct cause of volatility in the stock ...


Briefing for Representatives of US Investment Funds

..., Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, gave a briefing to representatives of a number of US investment funds in Moscow (Highfields Capital, Lone Pine Capital, Route One Capital, Xtellus Capital). The briefing touched upon the impact of the new US sanctions on the economic and financial situation in Russia, the current political risks putting pressure on the Russian financial markets, the possible impact of the US mid-term elections on the dynamics of Russia-the US relations, the prospects for ...


Russia in the Emerging World Discussed at Stanford University

... Department of Princeton University, covered the problems and prospects of Russia's economic development in the technological era. Former Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFall discussed the issues related to Russia's current foreign policy and the impact of sanctions on the country's economy. David Holloway, Professor of International History at Stanford University, talked in depth about the demographic aspects of Russia's development. Russian papers were presented by Maria Smekalova, RIAC Coordinator of ...


CICIR’s delegation visits RIAC

... deterioration of their relations with the United States. The parties assessed the current international situation as unfavorable to building a constructive political dialogue between the key regional players. They also discussed the facilitation of sanctions pressure on Russia and risks it poses to third parties. RIAC and CICIR agreed to promote mutual contacts stressing the need to develop new formats of expert interaction.


Iran’s Presence in Syria: Is It There for the Long Haul?

... 1000 Iranians have been killed, including senior Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) officials. As a result, Tehran has become more open about its casualties and the justification of Iran’s presence in the combat zones. Ivan Timofeev: U.S. Sanctions against Iran: Background and Possible Consequences The reinstatement of sanctions by the United States, as well as the introduction of new restrictions, following President Trump’s decision to renege on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ...


The Decisive Role of Brussels? EU Anti-Russia Sanctions Scenarios

The EU is a more reliable partner for Moscow in addressing many international issues than the United States Research literature on sanctions has for a long time focused on how various factors influence their efficiency interpreted as primarily the ability of sanctions to change a target country’s political course. Sanctions can inflict serious damage on a target country’s economy ...


DASKAA and the New Anti-Russia Sanctions: Does the US Want Self-Isolation?

Washington’s increased radicalism is something that gives Russian diplomacy even more room to maneuver The US’s latest initiatives continue the trend of escalating and intensifying the sanctions. The new documents directly refer to Russia as an aggressor and adversary not unlike the DPRK, Syria and even ISIS. Russian political leaders are the embodiment of evil and existential threat to the “free world.” the title of the new US ...


Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
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