Search: Russia,USA,Iran (78 materials)

 

Ukrainian Crisis. Who Has the Upper Hand?

... question of the balance of losses and gains of key participants, as well as global players. Such a balance has yet to be struck for Russia and Ukraine. Hostilities continue and a political settlement has not been reached, which means that it is still difficult ... ... enormous damage to the economy. The contours of the balance for global and regional players—the EU, the US, China, Japan, Iran and others are more clearly visible. The European Union bears the most serious losses and costs. They are associated with ...

16.03.2022

Results of 2021: Sanctions Policy

... for business. The change of administration in the United States has resulted in adjustments to the policy of sanctions against Russia, China and Iran. The EU’s toolkit of restrictive measures has been gradually developing, although there have been no significant breakthroughs.... ... the incident with the Ryanair flight, the escalation of sanctions has accelerated significantly. The blocking sanctions of the USA, EU, Canada, Great Britain and Switzerland fell on a number of Belarusian officials, businessmen close to the authorities,...

30.12.2021

US’ Hyperbolic China, Russia, Iran Statements Show Outdated Foreign Policy

... problems rather than on foreign adversaries Last week, CNBC published an op-ed piece by Frederick Kempe, a prominent US analyst and journalist. The author argues that in 2022 the US will have to focus on confronting the challenges coming from China, Russia and Iran. He suggests that these three nations will likely try to make use of the perceived US foreign policy weakness, which the recent American withdrawal from Afghanistan demonstrated in the most explicit way. Frederick Kempe also suggests that there is ...

23.12.2021

Iran in the SCO: a Forced “Look East” Strategy and an Alternative World Order

... SCO on launching the procedure of granting SCO membership to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Ivan Timofeev: US Sanctions Against Iran and the Future of the JCPOA: A View From... ... Iran. It was after a telephone talk on August 11 with Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of Russia’s Security Council, that Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of the Supreme National Security... ... demarche that the prospects for new agreements are increasingly elusive. Ivan Timofeev: USA-Iran: Why Is the Deal Stalled? All the more so since Iran is demanding security...

11.10.2021

Results of Elections in Iran Discussed by U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group

On June 22, 2021, a regular meeting of the U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group was held On June 22, 2021, a regular meeting of the U.S.–Russia Middle East Dialogue Group ... ... different research centers of the two countries.The current meeting was devoted to the results of the presidential elections in Iran and the possible consequences of the elections for the situation in the Middle East region. Russian side was represented ...

23.06.2021

US Sanctions Against Iran and the Future of the JCPOA: A View From Tehran and Moscow

... unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in 2018, renewing massive economic sanctions against Iran. The subsequent extraterritorial application of US sanctions forced a significant number of foreign companies to leave Iran. Ivan Timofeev: USA vs. JCPOA: How Can Russia and China Respond? Companies from the EU have suffered the most. Moreover, during the presidency of Donald Trump, the volume of restrictive measures against Iran was increased by Presidential Executive Orders No. 13846, 13871, 13876, 13902 and ...

07.04.2021

What to Do with Extraterritorial Sanctions? EU Responses

... the so-called “ Blocking Statute ”, designed to protect European businesses from restrictive US measures targeting Cuba, Iran and Libya. For a long time, Washington avoided aggravating relations with the EU, although European companies were subject ... ... pipeline, although the Obama administration was also against the pipeline. Congress has passed two sanctions laws targeting Russian pipeline projects. The US Congress and the State Department directly warned European business about the threat of sanctions ...

04.03.2021

New US Administration Approach to Syria: How Different Could It Be?

... span of time puts it in a position of being a potential spoiler of any military or political/diplomatic initiative or deal that Russia, Iran, the Syrian government or Turkey may undertake. Besides, recent reports indicate that the US is constructing a new military ... ... planes (Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lockheed C-5 Galaxy, or В-52). Once finished, the base will let the US easily send several thousands of soldiers or PMC fighters to Syria overnight, handing it an opportunity to rapidly build up its military presence and ...

03.03.2021

A State or a Person? Who Are the ‘Smart Sanctions’ Against?

..., the damage from them affects wide strata of the population. For example, sanctions against banks has make it difficult for Iran to obtain medical equipment supplies, which in turn affects the quality of life. Blacklisting the owner or top manager of ... ... suppliers and consumers. For example, US sanctions against Oleg Deripaska have threatened serious disruptions in the work of Rusal, an important enterprise for the Russian economy. Ivan Timofeev: ‘Selective’ Bipolarity? From a Coalition of War to a Coalition of Sanctions The same applies ...

04.02.2021

Biden's Sanctions Policy. The First Steps

Russia has accumulated a number of “toxic assets”, which could potentially become a reason for new sanctions The Biden administration ... ... quite expected and likely. The Treasury will routinely expand “black lists” in other key areas of the sanctions policy—Iran, North Korea, Cuba, China, as well as functional topics—terrorism, the fight against drug trafficking, human rights, etc....

02.02.2021
 

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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