Search: Sanctions,Cuba (2 materials)

The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives

... state of war. The strict oil embargo has resulted in a shortage of petrol, which is needed by both the military and medics. Cuba has faced fuel shortages as a result of a U.S.-led embargo for years now. Venezuela and a number of other countries have ... ... population will likewise be hit hard. The most stable situation right now is in Russia, where the safety margin is greater, and sanctions are not yet that extensive. The principal danger lies in the sanctions blockade of Crimea. However, Moscow has sufficient ...


Economic Diplomacy Boom: Will It Last Long?

... commitment to the ideals of private gain and consumption, quite apart from the political regime’s readiness to consult private interests of its citizens. In this regard, society in different countries differs greatly, and a prime example of this is Cuba and Iran, which for decades lived under sanctions. The relative decline in the efficiency of trade and economic sanctions is largely due to the global nature of the world economy, which offers little if any opportunity for the introduction and maintenance of truly severe restrictions on the ...


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