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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

Thirteen Points on Joe Biden and Russia

... the transatlantic relations that were seriously damaged by his predecessor. Another burning matter is a trade agreement with China: it will not end the US-Chinese economic or technological competition, but can at least help to prevent a full-fledged trade ... ... what he can do in foreign policy, the Russian dimension included. Capitol Hill will be in a position to play an active role in sanctions policy toward Russia, in the modernization of US nuclear forces, in limiting White House autonomy in matters like the ...

17.12.2020

Is China Following Russia's Footsteps by Dealing With the EU as an Outcast?

China-EU relations have been in free fall since China was labeled as “strategic rival” of the EU Russia’s relations with the European Union hit their lowest in 2014, as a direct result of the political gridlock in Ukraine. Russia's subsequent involvement ... ... Airlines flight MH17, led to a political outcry in the EU. The main tool applied by the EU to reprehend Russia was economic sanctions and restrictions targeted at Russian officials and individuals. In order to overcome political stalemate, all the concerned ...

24.08.2020

Post-COVID-19 Sanctions Policies

... the US market [ xxv ]. In other words, the United States remains the world leader in terms of the sanctions’ frequent use and effectiveness. The future of US hegemony in this area will depend on the policies of other major players, such as the EU, China and Russia. European Union: Sanctions as an Alternative to Diplomacy and Weapons Sanctions Against Russia: A Look Into 2020. RIAC Report Sanctions are almost an ideal foreign policy tool for the EU. The EU is now mature enough to pursue a consolidated and vigorous foreign policy....

14.07.2020

A Bumper Year for OFAC

... was the US Department of the Treasury’s truly monumental efforts to collect fines from foreign businesses for breaching US sanctions. Such fines have long become an irritating risk. Although big fines worth several hundred million or even several billion ... ... international operations. This punishment was not generally used against major global companies, but 2019 sprang a surprise, with China’s COSCO Shipping Tanker, part of the global operator COSCO Shipping, being put on the SDN List in September. The US suspected ...

23.12.2019

Europe Under Fire from US Secondary Sanctions

... foreign businesses? What is the European share of companies hit by secondary sanctions? What measures are being taken by the European Union to protect its businesses and how effective are these measures? Is there any chance of the EU creating effective mechanisms or alternative financial systems to circumvent US sanctions? Are European businesses prepared to lobby for these changes? How accommodating are these businesses to US authorities? Can any other major economy, such as China, assume responsibility for effecting these transformations? Who will be able or even willing to challenge US hegemony in ...

07.06.2019

Sanctions Have Not Been So Bad

... Of course, there have been losses, there has been some pain on both sides, but it’s slowly getting better. What prospects do you see for our economic ties, maybe in the energy sphere as well, given the circumstances we are living in? Igor Yushkov: Sanctions vs. Cheap Oil: What is More Dreadful for Russia’s Fuel & Energy Complex? For European Union countries, one main point is that they’re a net energy importer. The EU is the largest net energy importer in the world, bigger than Japan and China. Its production is scheduled to go down and its consumption is projected to rise. So it will need to fill that gap — that growing deficit — with energy from somewhere else. Now, of course, people are talking about diversification, about seeking ...

16.02.2018

Beware of What You Wish for: the Unconsidered EU Consensus on Russia

... policies towards Russia in the last two decades supporting its structural modernization. And it is still the prevalent approach. Sanctions were conceived as a dissuasive measure regarding the Kremlin’s intervention in Ukraine, not as a tool to ruin ... ... geopolitics. As history has shown, no other organization has better guaranteed peace among its members and neighbors than the European Union. Last but not least, there is no any indication suggesting that Asian powers, including China, share this strategic view regarding Russia. Beijing sees Moscow as a key diplomatic partner when it comes to challenging ...

06.03.2017

“Shields up – Red Alert!” The Wall’s in Europe are suddenly going back up

... concept of the idea’s and treaties laid down, by the founding fathers of the European Union – before and since the tearing down of the infamous Berlin Wall... ... having their hired guns, pick off people in the crowd. Mr. Putin gets the blame – sanctions are initiated The EU leaders and the US admin then immediately blamed Mr.... ... trade with – from South America and India and to the mightiest of them all…China. However, the West, I suggest, actually needs Russia, far more than Russia needs...

20.10.2015

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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