Search: European Union,Arms,Russia (2 materials)

Who is the Victim, Who is Winner: Sanction on Russia’s Defense Import?

With the increasingly tension in Eastern Ukraine, the US imposes the tougher sanction against Russia, which covers Putin’s ‘inner circle’ and the restrictive measures on defense exports to Russia, on April.... ... economy. Compared with Russian’s export, import is obviously not worth mentioning. According to the data of international arms transfer, at SIPRI, Ukraine has been the top one 1991~2013, whether trend indicator values or deliver quantities. The delivered ...


Africa: the Potential Arms-sell Competition among the EU, Russia and China?

Russia, China, the five members of European Union (France, Germany, the UK, Spain, and Italy) take the 66 percent of international arms transfer in the period of 2009~2013 (Siemon T. Wezeman, 2014). Compared with the 2004~2008, the percentage of arms importers of major weapon regional, Africa increase from 7% to 9% in the same period (see the below). As recipient, the poorly limited ...


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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