Search: Russia,United States (32 materials)


Fighting Sanctions: From Legislation to Strategy

... fundamentally different political environment. The new law fully reflects the new reality and clearly identifies its main function as a means of responding to hostile actions. This means that in its spirit it is more defensive than offensive. It defines the United States as the main source of hostile influences (the 2006 law lacks this kind of definitions). Generally, the powers it grants to the Russian President are more or less the same as in the Law On Special Economic Measures, if with a clearer focus on actions against the sources of sanctions. According to the lawmakers, it is a framework enabling the president to choose what is more appropriate ...


El Comercio names the senior Peruvian politicians involved in big Odebrecht scandal

... crisis and maniplulate the system with impunity. In addition, Barbosa, like most informed voters, is aware that several  politicians who are members of powerful global Evangical Christian megachurches with strong ties to their brethren in Canada and the United States are now sitting in jail due to the current crisis of scandals. These include the former speaker of the Lower House and two former governors of Rio de Janeiro state.  Educated in Brazil and in France, Joaquim is the only truly Afro-Brazilian to ...


RIAC Urban Breakfast “Is There a Future for Russia-US Relations?”

.... On this occasion, the lecture was given by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Mikhail Troitskiy, Head of School of Government and International Affairs at MGIMO and a RIAC expert. Having considered the overwhelming political power of both Russia and the United States at the United Nations, their nuclear capacities and their roles in world’s energy security, Andrey Kortunov concluded that the relations between Russia and the US are one of the pillars of the contemporary world order, and thus must have ...


Donald Trump: The 'Unreliable Flip-Flop Loser' President Who 'Lacks Stamina'

Within three days of a bizarre chemical gas poisoning incident in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, the United States ratcheted up its global judge, jury and executioner role by firing a salvo of Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian airbase ... ... Wahhabi lobby, led by the likes John McCain, Lyndsey Graham and Hillary Clinton. Any deviation from this norm was considered a Russian plot. However, when those Tomahawks were launched on April 6, Washington had magically found a president for all Americans; ...


The Weaponization of Russia in US Domestic Politics

... is working to delegitimise the new administration. In the view of this narrative, Trump’s policies, especially in the foreign policy realm, cannot be trusted, as they are serving the interest of a foreign power rather than the interest of the United States. There are many reasons as to how Russia has become a bogeyman in American politics, ranging from genuine geo-political disagreements, to the liberal establishment using it to explain away their dismal electoral performance. While a full analysis of this phenomenon and its associated ...


The (First) Russo-American Cyberwar: How Obama Lost & Putin Won, Ensuring a Trump Victory

... involved the weakest response by any American president ever to foreign aggression. It was also the worst foreign attack on American soil since the War of 1812: neither Pearl Harbor nor 9/11 resulted in a regime change that put in place a President of the United States who is so unwitting a mole for Russia, grossly unfit for high office, and oblivious to how much he will undermine critical institutions and values as Trump. It is the first time a party in power in America was toppled by foreign interference and the first time a foreign power toppled ...


EXCLUSIVE: Top Trump Aides’ Deeper & Linked Roles in Putin Agenda Revealed; Russian Mafia Nexus With Trump & Aides Goes Back Years

New threads in the Team Trump/Team Putin tangled web show Manafort and Page linked to each other as part of a Russian plot to control Ukraine and also show a mutual Russian mafia godfather linking them with each other and Trump, providing even deeper and more fertile ground on which to question Trump’s pro-Russia, Pro-Putin positions and their origins. ...


Republic of Georgia Shows Trump & His Fans Depressingly Normal

... ensure minority rights for Abkhaz and Ossetians. Georgia has been a part of the Russian Empire for over 200 year until the end of the Cold War, so though this involves two separate sovereign nations today, many of the dynamics still resemble those of Russian/Soviet intranational politics; conversely, the South of the United States experimented with secession as a unit from 1861-1865 and tried to form its own nation, an experiment which failed miserably but which still helps to explain why the South above all other regions of the United States exhibits a staunch resistance ...


Trump, Putin, Russia, DNC/Clinton Hack, & WikiLeaks: “There's Something Going on” with Election 2016 & It's Cyberwarfare & Maybe Worse: UPDATED 8/15

... you'd be having the kind of problems that you're having right now.” Trump also released a statement praising Putin as “a man so highly respected within his own country and beyond” and that “I have always felt that Russia and the United States should be able to work well with each other towards defeating terrorism and restoring world peace, not to mention trade and all of the other benefits derived from mutual respect.” When Putin said nice things about Trump, Trump said ...


Brexistentialism for useful innocents

... funds. Would Goldman-Sachs even consider issuing "Brexit Bonds" to fund the transition;) Then too, extremist terror activities are unlikely to quiet down, and funds must be allocated to cover security costs in the UK, Western Europe, and Russia, China, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, the Phillipines, Turkey, Norway, Sweden and the United States, among others. A perfect storm for fans of defense driven econmic growth. The longer the "leave" negotiations slog on, smart people like Tory Chancellor Phillip Hammond of the "stay" faction may have gained enough influence ...


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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