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Sanctions Have Not Been So Bad

... instrument of industrial policy. It’s aimed not just at causing problems for Russian producers of goods, but also at making European producers of some industrial goods less competitive than the US ones. And I think there’s a perception within certain European firms and business circles that the US interests lie just in that. So my suspicion is that if the US proceeds unilaterally with sanctions and seeks to affect European Union policy, the European Union will probably say, “We’re focusing only on Minsk” — they’re not going to attack sanctions — and that may also cause tensions between the two. Assuming that the oil prices don’t go down, — which ...


Seven Phantoms of the Russia’s Policy Toward the European Union

... the US pressure, but there are reasons to believe that the Russian side had expected EU countries to resist this pressure. The sanctions were not the only example of European economic interests being outweighed by political considerations. In a less dramatic way, the same logic has been demonstrated ... ... fully applies to the Russian foreign policy. Having confronted such a complex, ambiguous and controversial structure as the European Union, decision makers in Moscow tried to identify the most accessible entry points using their previous experience and ...


“Shields up – Red Alert!” The Wall’s in Europe are suddenly going back up

... somehow, gone radically wrong with the original concept of the idea’s and treaties laid down, by the founding fathers of the European Union – before and since the tearing down of the infamous Berlin Wall. Europe is under attack. And, it is not from Russia The whole concept of the EU and its original mandates are now coming under ... ... public meeting in February 2014 and then having their hired guns, pick off people in the crowd. Mr. Putin gets the blame – sanctions are initiated The EU leaders and the US admin then immediately blamed Mr. Putin as culprit, for initiating that incident: ...


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