Search: Arctic,Sanctions (6 materials)

Where is the Reality in Canada’s Morality Politics: An Appeal for a Thaw in Russian-Canadian Relations

... home – especially those living in the North. This does not mean that Canada needs to cease its support of Ukraine, roll back sanctions, or stop denouncing Russian aggression. It means that Canada – alongside Russia – needs to find unique solutions ... ... up for global injustices and working together with our more difficult partners in areas where we have mutual interests. The Arctic is the most pressing, but by no means only sphere in which Canada and Russia can sit down as equals, coming up with constructive ...


Sanctions Activity of the US and the EU in Regard to Russia: Consequences for Arctic Projects

... Laptev Seas), as well as the Black Sea that will result in financial losses not only for ExxonMobil, but significantly slow down the development of the Russia’s continental shelf. Among joint projects, only the Sakhalin-1 Project is not subject to sanctions [ 10 ]. Arctic Dimension of the EU Restrictive Measures in Relation to Russia On July 31, 2014, the Council Regulation No. 833/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine was issued by the EU Council ...


Why the West, especially Europe, needs Russia

... the EU’s eastern Members, where Russian gas can account for up to 100% of imports. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor Igor Ivanov: Russia and Europe: New Rules of the Game To the north, Russia recently submitted a claim to over 463,000 square miles of the Arctic, and its Arctic zone is expected to contain the majority of the region’s gas and a large share of its oil. With the opening of the Northern Sea Route due to melting ice caps, the region will become one of increased economic activity and environmental ...


To Explore and Develop

... particularly the requirements that state that companies should have the necessary equipment to drill relief wells quickly in the event of a spill. 6. Sanctions. REUTERS/Henning Bagger/Pixstream Dmitry Tulupov: Amusing Delimitation: How to Neatly Split the Arctic Shelf Sanctions have been imposed against Russia by a number of western countries, including all the Arctic states, with regard to supplying technologies and services to the Arctic shelf. This seriously hamstrings Russia’s ability to carry out projects ...


Arctic Council Gets New Leader: what choice will Washington make?

... the Arctic? Interview with Vincent F. Gallucci During its chairmanship, the United States will have to deal with the numerous problems that faced the Arctic Council as a result of changes in the global geopolitical situation. In 2014–2015 the Arctic became part of the Ukraine conflict. In September 2014, the United States and the European Union imposed economic sanctions against Russia that banned ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and other European and U.S. companies from taking part in joint Arctic projects with Rosneft. This affected Russia’s opportunities to develop offshore resources. With the introduction of ...


Canada: From a Backward Colony to a Vibrant Democracy

... states comprising Denmark, Canada, Norway, Russia and the United States. The 2011 Agreement on Cooperation in Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue also appears to provide a healthy basis for joint activities for Russia, Canada, and the other Arctic states. Canada is one of the most actively anti-Russian countries and was the first to impose sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian politicians. Ottawa has also suspended its participation in the Russian-Canadian Intergovernmental Economic Commission and shirked the session of the Arctic Council in Moscow. Some business projects are delivering ...


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