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Russia and Latin America in the Context of Sanctions: From Ideology to Pragmatism

... Ukrainian crisis and requiring an immediate solution, is the need to find new business partners and suppliers of food products for the Russian market following the food embargo imposed by Vladimir Putin’s government on those countries which joined sanctions against Russia [3] . We can assume that if the Kremlin had a strategic vision for Latin America as a long-term partner, it was mostly in ideological and geopolitical terms, rather that trade and economic ones. This new vision has shaped our relationship, especially during moments of growing tension with the West. This explains the ...


Russia and Latin America in the Context of the Ukrainian Crisis

... situation created around Russia by the United States and its Western allies. Finally, the embargo imposed by the Russian government in early August 2014 on the imports of some food products and raw materials from those Western countries that imposed sanctions on Russia provides ample opportunities for a number of countries in Latin America to fill the niche and thereby also improve their own economic position. According to the forecast produced by the Inter-American Development Bank , in 2014-2015, their growth is expected to slow to an average of just 2 percent. It is possible ...


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