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Russia-Canada Relations in a Period of Crisis, 2014-2020

Despite the sanctions and accusatory rhetoric from politicians on both sides, ‘niche cooperation’ between the two countries is still possible in areas of common interest Introduction Political relations between Russia and Canada from 2014 to 2020 show that ...

19.04.2021

ISA Sanctions Policy Panel

On April 9, 2021, RIAC took part in the panel of the International Studies Association (ISA) on the topic “Economic Sanctions in a Changing Geopolitical Environment: Disciplinary Perspectives and International Boundaries”. On April 9, 2021, RIAC took part in the panel of the International Studies Association (ISA) on the topic “Economic Sanctions in a Changing ...

13.04.2021

A Grey Swan: Is There a New Conflict in Donbass?

... bellicose statements on the currency and stock markets. However, investors have again started talking about "geopolitical risk". The key concern stems from the fact that the resumption of a large-scale armed conflict will inevitably lead to new sanctions against Russia. Moreover, the scale of such restrictions is difficult to predict, which gives rise to the uncertainty of expectations. Should strict sanctions be viewed as a baseline scenario? What is to be expected from the development of the ...

08.04.2021

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

Moscow believes that for JCPOA talks to be successful, Washington and Tehran must synchronise their concessions: the former unfreezes Iranian assets and lifts sanctions, the latter is gradually returning to the terms of the deal. But will the United States and Iran agree to that? Joseph Biden’s victory in the US election raised hopes for a revision of the American approach to the Iranian nuclear deal. Washington ...

07.04.2021

EAEU–Iran Trade and Its Prospects

... of pivoting to Asia and its markets. The move started to take shape back in the 2000s and was mainly motivated by economic trends , namely, the growing need in energy resources of the rapidly developing Asian economies, such as China and India. Then sanctions followed, and following the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal in May 2018 the pressure has considerably increased. All this made the Iranian elites to become disenchanted with the idea of fostering economic ties with Europe, as businesses ...

06.04.2021

Sino-Russian Relations Are Still Not an Alliance, but They Are More Than Partnership

... countries need to increase youth exchanges and raise awareness about the culture, history and society of each other. Zhao Huasheng, Andrey Kortunov: The Coming Bipolarity and Its Implications: Views from China and Russia Europe and the US have ratcheted up sanctions on Russia and China over human rights, but avoided economic sanctions comparatively. Are these sanctions a show of their hegemony? Some Russian scholars believe the sanctions will be a new normal in Russia and China's relations with the West....

31.03.2021

Ensuring Sustainable Development and Peace: Who in the UN is Against it?

Despite calls from the United Nations, the Global North does not deem it necessary to change its sanctions policies March 2021 marks a year since the World Health Organization announced that the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 had turned into a pandemic. Despite the highly negative socioeconomic consequences it had for the international ...

24.03.2021

Sanctions Against Russia: A Look into 2021

Report 65/2021 Report 65/2021 The report analyses the application of foreign sanctions against Russian citizens, companies and economy sectors. It also considers global trends in the use of sanctions and restrictive measures against Russia within individual areas (the “Ukrainian package,” sanctions against pipeline projects,...

11.03.2021

What to Do with Extraterritorial Sanctions? EU Responses

The main priority remains the development of the EU’s own sanctions policy One of the important decisions of the new US administration was its revision of the sanctions policy inherited from President Donald Trump. The “toxic” assets of the departed team include deterioriated relations with the European ...

04.03.2021
 

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