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Unprecedented Sanctions? By No Means

... relative novelty of the sanctions in terms of the number and intensity of the measures applied. However, for a number of qualitative characteristics, they contain patterns that have been well studied in the past The “sanctions tsunami” against Russia is rightly considered unprecedented since the end of the Cold War. Strictly speaking, it is very difficult to find a suitable analogue of the current situation even in earlier periods. Despite the fact that the sanctions’ target is a major nuclear ...


Context and Practice of International Politics: Experience in 2022 and Expectations from 2023

As conflict grows over the structure of the future international order, the tension between context and practice can grow as much as it shrinks The dramatic events of 2022, centred on the military-political conflict between Russia and the West over the Ukrainian issue, are a vivid example of the interaction of context and practice in international politics. The global context, within which one cannot help but consider the most acute manifestation of the current clash of ...


2022: End of the End of History

... unlikely to start there. But looking at the Russians, investors are wondering if it was worth hedging the risks? Third, it turns out that in the West, one can face not only the cleansing of assets, but also open discrimination based on nationality. Thousands of Russians fleeing the “bloody regime” have encountered only rejection and contempt. Others, trying to prove that they are more prolific Russophobes than their host partners, are running ahead of the anti-Russian propaganda. However, this does not guarantee ...


India’s Principled Neutrality Reaps Grand Strategic Dividends

... principled neutrality towards the Ukrainian conflict is responsible for turbocharging its rise as a globally significant great power. Delhi’s approach is one whereby it neither supports nor opposes any party to what’s indisputably evolved into a Russian-NATO proxy war in that former Soviet Republic. In practice, this has seen it comprehensively expand economic ties with Russia in parallel with retaining military ones with the U.S. while providing humanitarian aid to Ukraine. Yaroslav Lissovolik: ...


Oil Price Threshold: Action and Reaction

... financial, insurance and other services in EU jurisdiction. The wording of paragraph 7 of Art. 3n of EU Council 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 is set up to serve bulk oil shipments, or if one or another company from friendly countries is involved. Here, the United States and its allies also have the instrument of secondary sanctions in their hands. The same goes for ...


Istanbul Terrorist Attack: What Awaits Turkey and its Neighbors?

... military operation in Syria A terrorist attack on November 13 in central Istanbul killed six people and injured more than 80. The tragedy took place on the busy pedestrian İstiklal Avenue, about 200 meters from the diplomatic quarter, where the Russian Consulate General and Trade Mission, as well as the Russian school, are located. Turkish police detained a Syrian woman with suspected ties to left-wing Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militias operating in Syria, who confessed to planting an ...


Sanctions Against Russia: Have Their Limits Been Reached?

... affected road freight. The Russian government has adopted symmetrical measures on companies from countries that have applied transport restrictions against Russia, 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 pressure against Russia through export-­import restrictions. Import restrictions are actively applied to a number of goods ...


American Attempts to Preserve Hegemony Will Only Make the Transition to a New World Order Harder for Washington

... difficult role of the main protectors of global public goods, let alone to be the main architects of the new world order. The Russian-Ukrainian conflict cannot be stopped without active American participation. For all the undoubted successes in the de-dollarization ... ... States, whether it concerns productions from Hollywood or the science programs of American universities. The position of the USA in international institutions (especially when it comes to their bureaucracy, which represents a kind of global deep state) ...


Key change on the back of China’s initiatives is the emergence of a credible alternative

... growing uncertainties and confrontations in the world? Why is Asia, particularly Southeast Asia, increasingly becoming the center of global affairs? Yaroslav Lissovolik (Lissovolik), Program Director with the Valdai Discussion Club and member of the Russian International Affairs Council, shared his views on these matters with Global Times (GT) reporter Xia Wenxin in an e-mail interview. GT: What are your expectations for the summit this year? How should the G20 better coordinate to deal with common ...


Washington Likely to Ask EU Allies to Share More Burden on Aid to Kiev after Midterm Race

... international matters ranging from the fate of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, to the reforms of WTO. Still, one can argue that today there is a solid bipartisan consensus on the overall US global strategy, including attitudes toward the ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Andrey Kortunov: A New Western Cohesion and World Order US military aid to Kiev will continue throughout 2023 not only because the next multibillion assistance package is likely to be approved by the outgoing Democratic Congress ...


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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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