Search: Russia,Sanctions,NATO (10 materials)

Replace Murderous Sanctions With Economic Reconstruction, Putin Gives A Lesson In Statecraft

... common sense, when making a decision of any kind. But I hope that no one will think about crossing the ‘red line’ with regard to Russia. We ourselves will determine in each specific case where it will be drawn.”NATO expansion provoking war with Russia. Image is adapted from Patrickneil's "History of NATO expansion" based on glentamara via Wikimedia Commons. Original here        Sanctions Everywhere As Putin emphasized in his speech, the use of sanctions as a means of conducting regime change and imposing the "rules-based order" has become the de jure policy of the Trans-Atlantic alliance. In the last years, the U.S....


Recommendations for American Policy and Priorities Towards Russia

... hundreds of which have lost revenue and investments as an unintended consequence of sanctions. More importantly, abolishing sanctions will put America's foreign policy back on track, back to exercising consistency, promoting human life, and being a much-need force for good in the world. Halt NATO’s Eastward Expansion Igor Ivanov: The World after START Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has had ample opportunity to foster a partnership with Russia that would be beneficial for both countries. Unfortunately, past administrations in Washington have squandered such opportunities ...


International Security Implications of the US-Russia Contention Over the Nord Stream 2

... frameworks and economic motivations. References: Barry A. Material Politics: Disputes Along the Pipeline . — Hoboken, New Jersey, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 258 p. Borisov AY. Kak biznes stal zalozhnikom sanckciy. [How business has become hostage to sanctions]. — Mezhdunarodnaya zhizn [International Life] . Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, June 2019, pp. 80-91. (In Russ.). Cantoni R. What’s in a pipe? NATO’s confrontation on the 1962 large-diameter pipe embargo. HAL Archives Ouvertes, 2016. hal-01291854. Doklad Predsedatelya Pravleniya PAO Gazprom Alexeya Millera na godovom Obshem sobranii akcionerov [Report by Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom ...


Reducing Risks and Cutting Costs: The Art of Confrontation Management

Does Russia’s relative stability imply that Moscow will be by default the proactive side ... ... should treat Russia. Though in Brussels they consider their ability to maintain EU sanctions against Russia a major manifestation of the EU’s integrity, it is hard to... ... rapprochement with Moscow, and EU policy will devolve into its lowest common denominator from among the positions of its members every single time. Furthermore, since...


Searching for a new foundation for German-Russian relations

Germany and Russia have to accept that they have different interests but also that they cannot ignore ... ... on compromise, as well as constant talk about cooperation and a gradual lifting of sanctions. The gap between opposing interests and the difference in political cultures... ... in Europe. Here it needs more German and other European member states leadership in NATO to minimize these risks. What are the preconditions for a new relationship? As...


What Сan Britain Do in Response to Russian Nerve Attack?

What Britain's options really are, and how Russia might respond. By Andrey Kortunov, Director General at the Russian International ... ... Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury. With the Prime Minister calling on Britain’s NATO allies to back “extensive measures” to punish Russia for the attack, we asked... ... very strong signal – even the US so far has chosen not to go that far. Financial sanctions British action : Individuals linked to the Kremlin could be hit with financial...


Russia's Forbearance in the Turkish Crisis Should Be Applauded — And Reciprocated

.... Just a few days before Tuesday's Turkish attack, Western leaders meeting in (of all places) Ankara reaffirmed their commitment to economic sanctions on Russia. In light of the attack – and Russia's response – the United States and its NATO allies should reconsider this decision. Western economic sanctions on Russia should be discontinued. They never should have been imposed in the first place. As Russia has worked to deescalate the emerging Turkish crisis, the United States should work to deescalate the long-standing Ukraine crisis. Largely unacknowledged ...


Russia-West rivalry over Ukraine is higher priority than security

... ceasefire deal and peace plan in Minsk, the ongoing sanctions war may minimize or even seriously hamper the odds of resolving the conflict. With this in mind, Russia Direct discussed with Carnegie Moscow Center Director Dmitri Trenin the new wave of sanctions, the recent NATO summit and Russia’s response to the West’s stance. Russia Direct: What effect will the new wave of sanctions achieve: Will it persuade the Kremlin to change its course or will it hamper the recent attempts to resolve the Ukrainian standoff peacefully?...


Throwing Russia off balance is ultimate aim

... financing, and their products will be less competitive as compared with imports from the European Union, which gets you know how many billions in subsidies. We can only dream about such subsidies. And there is one more moment. The countries that imposed sanctions, and these are mostly NATO member countries, are increasingly often maintaining that Russia is not their partner any longer, but an adversary. And we must realize how to treat these statements. How much sense does it make that food security of a state, supply of food to the population, even if at the level of 20-30 percent, depend on ...


The attempts to draw Ukraine into NATO would be very negative for the entire system of European security

... ridiculous? CHILCOTE: A lot of Russian politicians have said they believe that the United States' real aim is not to change Russia's position in Ukraine but to overthrow President Putin. Is that your view? LAVROV: I think the real aim of the United States is not let Europeans to go on their own and to decide on their own. Not let NATO to lose the purpose of its existence and to keep Europe on a short leash. CHILCOTE: Returning to sanctions and one event that took place in the last week, the French government has decided to go ahead with the sale of those ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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