Search: European Union,USA (210 materials)

 

Oil Price Threshold: Action and Reaction

... COSCO Shipping Tanker and some other companies for the alleged transportation of Iranian oil in 2019 can serve as a warning. The European Union has also provided for a mechanism to punish ships carrying Russian oil above the price ceiling. Violating ships ... ... Regulation No 833/2014 suggests that we are talking about any ship, regardless of the country of origin . Yulia Sokolshchik: USA Versus USA: Why American Business Also Loses from Sanctions Similar problems may also arise when a Russian insurance company ...

30.11.2022

Sanctions Against Russia: Have Their Limits Been Reached?

... persons in the jurisdiction of the initiating country carrying out financial transactions with them. By the decision of the European Union, some Russian banks (Sberbank, Moscow Credit Bank, etc.) were disconnected from SWIFT. At the G7 level, a decision ... ... prohibiting them from carrying out road cargo transportation on the territory of the Russian Federation. Yulia Sokolshchik: USA Versus USA: Why American Business Also Loses from Sanctions It is important to note that Western countries have also increased ...

28.11.2022

USA Versus USA: Why American Business Also Loses from Sanctions

... Treasury amounted to a little over $5.7 billion, $5.3 billion of which was paid by financial sector companies, mainly from the European Union, Switzerland and the UK. The bank BNP Paribas paid a record fine - more than $963 million, for violating the US ... ... large proportion of companies from Europe and the UK that have been fined are large banks that have committed hundreds and thousands of violations. The top ten companies that paid the largest amounts of fines accounted for 54,783 violations. In 74 cases,...

11.11.2022

Is a Marshall Plan for Ukraine possible?

... technical assistance to Kiev. Given the importance of Ukraine to the states of the EU, it would be logical to assume that Brussels rather than Washington would be the main donor for a post-conflict Ukraine. However, today the financial standing of the European Union, including Germany as the main potential sponsor of the new Marshall Plan, leaves much to be desired. Alexey Khlebnikov: Changing Roles: Why Countries of Middle East May be Future’s Best-Suited Mediators? Perhaps, architects of a new ...

03.11.2022

U.S. and EU Sanctions against Syria

... of those who financed al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. The decision was made in accordance with Section 311 of the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001, passed in the wake of September 11, 2001. But this package of sanctions was generally not too frightful ... ... possibility, despite COVID-19 and the economic fallout. But sanctions have affected the plans of the Arab monarchies. Furthermore, the European Union is in thrall to the U.S. sanctions policy in the new environment. Even if the EU tried to lift some of its sanctions ...

27.10.2022

Sanctions at a Bifurcation Point

... oil and gold sectors in Venezuela or on the oil industry in Iran. Blocking financial sanctions were also combined with more familiar sanctions instruments, including export or import bans. It would seem that the rapid economic growth of China and the European Union should have interfered with US leadership and reduced the severity of sanctions. However, it turned out that the size of a given economy is not commensurate with possibilities for using it for political purposes. Neither the European Union ...

21.10.2022

The Policy of Sanctions and the Golden Horde Legacy

... similar narrative, in one form or another, has been developing for centuries among Russia’s Western neighbours. However, some imperial practices appear to be universal. Today they can be observed in US policy and, to some extent, in the policy of the European Union. Russia itself has largely lost its imperial heritage, becoming a nation-state even to a greater extent than its Western rivals. Which, of course, does not preclude a transition to an imperial organisation in the future under certain circumstances....

02.08.2022

Russia-NATO International Expert Dialogue Meeting on NATO Summit Outcomes

On July 12, 2022, a regular online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO member-states. On July 12, 2022, a regular online international expert dialog on Russia-NATO relations took place, bringing together experts, former diplomats and military, public leaders from Russia, the USA, and European NATO ...

13.07.2022

The Aspen Institute and Centre for European Reform Workshop on the U.S.-EU-Russia-China Relations

On July 12, 2022, the Aspen Institute Italia and the international Center for European Reform held an online expert workshop on the U.S. and European Union relations with Russia and China in the new geopolitical and geo-strategic environment. On July 12, 2022, the Aspen Institute Italia and the international Center for European Reform held an online expert workshop on the U.S. and European ...

13.07.2022

China and Russia: Dialog in the Face of External Challenges

... This generated many negative opinions about China, and its image has suffered greatly in the eyes of European public. Clearly, the Russia–Ukraine conflict negatively affects China–Europe relations since China does not Russia, contrary to what the European Union demands, putting China in a more difficult situation. Beijing greatly values its relations with Europe not only because of its significant economic interests in the region, but also because it wants to see Europe as an autonomous pole ...

08.07.2022
 

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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