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Closing Loopholes: Outlining the U.S. and EU Sanctions Policy Onward

The next packages will be less spectacular, but they will be detrimental to specific businesses and areas of the economy Oil and KAMAZ The Official Journal of the European Union has published decisions and regulations included into the sixth package of anti-Russian sanctions. The release of the new legal framework has been postponed several times on account of disagreements among the EU countries, with the most ...


EU-Russia in 2030: Alternatives Scenarios

... policy. In Russia, a more active opposition prompts the political leadership to embark on certain economic and political reforms. This changes Moscow’s foreign policy rationale and opens a window of opportunity for more constructive engagement with the European Union, including on the Donbas conflict. Both sides are able to steer their relationship through the choppy waters of global US-Chinese rivalry. Little of what happened since November 2020 seems to points in this direction. The first visit of ...


Fares Kilzie: Europe’s “Green Deal” must become a Eurasian Green Deal

... relations between Russia and the EU, as well as Russian and European businesses in the field of ecology and climate? If the European Green Deal is transformed into an Eurasian Green Deal, this will open up huge prospects for cooperation between the European Union and Russia, its main ally in combating a common global enemy, which is climate change. Should Russia aspire to achieve carbon-neutral economy, and how? Considering the national interests and specifics, it is definitely worth it. Moving towards a carbon-neutral economy is the inevitable direction for both Europe and Eurasia. The entire world is striving for carbon neutrality. The mechanisms ...


The European Green Deal: Risks and Opportunities for the EU and Russia

... decoupling and for carbon neutrality by 2050 [ 1 ]. The plan is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030. In pursuit of this policy, the EU is setting the goals of increasing resource use efficiency and of advancing toward a circular economy, restoring biodiversity and curbing pollution. While obviously having an impact on the EU economy, the implementation of the Deal will also concern the economies and foreign commerce of its trading partners through the anticipated re-structuring ...


Russia-Europe: Nothing New on the Western Economic Front?

... significant. In conclusion, I would like to refer to the opinion of Oliver Hermes , Head of the Eastern Committee of the German Economy, expressed at the 24 th Potsdam Meetings in mid-November 2020 to the effect that only a powerful joint economic space ... ... launch EU-EAEU talks on a single market. Yet, the signal sent to Brussels during Germany’s presidency of the Council of the European Union has so far fallen on deaf ears of the European Commission. Apparently, the time for a constructive response has ...


Alternative Futures of EU-Russia Relations in 2030

EUREN Report 2 EUREN Report 2 EUREN members believe that the EU and Russia will not be able to overcome their fundamental disagreements in the coming decade. But the two sides can come to a pragmatic partnership that safeguards peace and stability in Europe. This is the main finding of the EUREN scenario-building process, conducted between February and September 2020. Four scenarios were developed: 1. A " Cold Partnership " in a multipolar world, where Russia and the EU ultimately return...


The Caesar Act: A New Challenge for Syria?

... objectively increasing. For instance, the Agreement between the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea and the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade of the Syrian Arab Republic on Trade and Economic Cooperation as part of plans to create a joint trading ... ... is debating adjusting its approaches to the Syrian reconstruction effort. The German expert Muriel Asseburg notes that the European Union’s consolidated standing is eroded by differences between the United Kingdom, Germany and France on the one hand,...


RIAC, Aspen Institute and ECFR Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic and Global Recession

On July 9, 2020, the Russia-EU Forum video conference was held to discuss the geopolitical and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the global recession. The conference was held by the Russian International Affairs Council, Aspen Institute (Italy), in cooperation with European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and with the support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. On July 9, 2020, the Russia-EU Forum video conference was held to discuss the...


Africa — Russia — EU: Opportunities for Interpersonal Interaction and Civil Society Development

... desperate young people will join the ranks of migrants to more prosperous EU countries, which represents a huge challenge for the European Union. This very important topic of youth cooperation leads to interaction in the field of high innovative technologies.... ... issues, as it is the command of the time. Without the introduction of innovative technologies, without the digitalization of the economy, neither movement forward nor full-fledged interaction is possible. However, taking into account the differences in the ...


Poll conducted

  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  
     21 (19%)
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