Search: China,Sanctions (38 materials)


Thirteen Points on Joe Biden and Russia

... financial sectors, and by treating Moscow the same way the US treated Tehran during the four Trump years. However, bringing sanctions to a new level would create too many risks for the global economic system in general and for the US economy in particular.... ... disagreements between Moscow and Washington, on such issues as tactical nuclear weapons, ballistic missile defence, engaging China and other nuclear powers, etc., will not disappear under the new administration. It is also clear that the Biden Administration ...


Technological Competition and National Security. The War Begins

... US government employees. The Americans linked the actions of the hackers with the government structures of the PRC, although China wasn’t mentioned specifically in the state of emergency decree. The next wake-up call was the investigation by the US ... ... the United States. In the US, she is accused of providing HSBC bank with misleading information in an attempt to circumvent US sanctions against Iran. Huawei viewed the arrest as a politically motivated attack on the company. Huawei is still under heavy ...


USA vs. JCPOA: How Can Russia and China Respond?

... international law. On September 19, 2020, a separate legal mechanism for imposing sanctions appeared in China . It is focused on protecting the national interests and sovereignty of the PRC and was created, apparently, in response to the growing number of US sanctions against China. However, it is possible that it can be used on other issues, including international agreements in which the PRC participates. In Russia, the Federal Law of 30.12.2006 No. 281-FZ (as amended by the Federal Law of 01.05.2019 No. 83-FZ) “On Special ...


Is China Following Russia's Footsteps by Dealing With the EU as an Outcast?

... aimed at mitigating the conflict in Donbass. Russia was repeatedly criticized over its “failure to implement the Minsk agreement.” Danil Bochkov: China Replacing Russia as the Boogeyman in the U.S. Presidential Campaign: Implications for Russia-China Relations The EU annually extended sanctions against Russia, with a recent update in 2019. In early 2019 Moscow also came under a new wave of EU sanction s in connection with the poisoning of S. Skripal in 2018. The EU and Russia came to odds over the Syrian issue, with the former “always ...


Trump’s TikTok Ban: US-China Escalation Goes Digital

... fear secondary sanctions and fines from the US authorities. Naturally, in the PRC, there is the possibility to make use of internal banking, aside from global banks (Chinese banks operating in the global market are still extremely careful about the US sanctions regimes). China is a large and, in many areas, a fairly autonomous power, capable of providing its citizens with access to banking and any other market services. However, most people from the management and business elite have been actively involved in globalisation ...


China Replacing Russia as the Boogeyman in the U.S. Presidential Campaign: Implications for Russia-China Relations

... Towards Strategic Autonomy: the Role of the EU in the Growing China-USA Rivalry Following a blueprint tailored for Russia, the U.S. has resorted to a maximum pressure campaign against China. In 2018 a full-scale trade war erupted and was followed by sanctions introduced against the most vital industry for China’s global rise — the hi-tech sector. Huawei and ZTE were swiped from the U.S. market. The U.S. also has been widely applying its longer-used instrument of sanctions not solemnly limited to hi-tech giants. Chinese officials in Xinjiang and ...


The Importance of Ending the Arms Embargo: What Is Iran's Plan?

... and China will be cautious about arms sales, as well as quite reluctant to confront the US. Moscow and Beijing know that the US is sensitive to this issue, and even if the arms embargo is lifted, the US will apply unilateral sanctions. Violating these sanctions, thus, would be highly costly for Russia and China. Therefore, they will not jeopardize their interests by engaging with Iran and confronting the US. Simultaneously, some interests, including strengthening of balance, increasing chips' bargaining against the US, and taking advantage of Iran's arms ...


Post-COVID-19 Sanctions Policies

... tools. However, protecting European businesses from the US remains a big question. An equally big question is transformation of European economic power into effective sanctions. At least until the euro takes a more prominent role in global finance. China: Sanctions That “Cannot Be Named” China is at the heart of the sanctions policy’s suspense. There are several China-related trends. First , China is becoming increasingly active in the international arena. Beijing has significantly beefed up its ...


US Administration v. China

... China: Toward a New Crusade? However, the general atmosphere is clearly being pumped up. It has come to the point that Republican Scott Perry introduced two bills to empower the president to recognise Hong Kong and Tibet as independent states. Regular sanctions were proposed by Senator Pat Toomey on entities that violate China's obligations to Hong Kong under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Basic Law. The administrations steps seem much more serious. The White House has published a new strategic document revealing US policy towards China . The document is ...


A New Stage in the U.S.–China Tech War: Huawei and Other U.S. Targets

... the reconstruction of global value chains, which took years and even decades to build. Whether or not the United States will eventually return to the table of real, rather than tactical, negotiations depends on the answers to these questions, as does China’s to slip between Scylla’s sanctions and Charybdis’ institutional restrictions on innovative development. However, it seems that no one has the answers right now. The White House, where Trump breaks the accepted patterns of economic strategy and global norms because, well, “why ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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