Search: Sanctions,Russia,European Union (80 materials)


Visa Sanctions — A Sign of Strength? No

... the countries mentioned above and a reduction in the number of visas issued from the rest. Let's try to figure out what the EU and Russia will gain and lose from such a development. Vadim Voinikov: Legal and Political Aspects of EU’s Possible Visa Sanctions Against Russian Nationals For the European Union, the benefits of visa restrictions are mainly symbolic. Visa sanctions are another measure that can be written down as an asset in containing Russia. They can be regarded as a signal that there will be no return to the conditionally pre-February ...


Legal and Political Aspects of EU’s Possible Visa Sanctions Against Russian Nationals

... possibility of this decision being adopted cannot be ruled out since the anti-Russian sanctions policy—as currently implemented—shows that the EU has repeatedly taken... ... time, the EU is fairly unlikely to adopt a Union-wide ban on issuing Schengen visas to Russian nationals. As of today, only a small group of EU member states is sternly advocating... ... this decision requires consent of all EU states (Articles 24, 29 of the Treaty on the European Union) and approval of the European Commission and the High Representative...


To Confiscate and Get Convicted? Seventh Package of Sanctions against Russia Presents Unaccounted-for Risks

It is necessary to be ready for a scenario where the property of individuals and structures in the EU is confiscated, as well as their criminal prosecution in certain EU countries for violating sanctions legislation The seventh package of the European Union sanctions against Russia in connection with the events in Ukraine will be remembered for its ban on the import of Russian gold, the expansion of export controls, as well as its list of blocked individuals and organisations. However, an important new feature hasn’t been ...


The Policy of Sanctions and the Golden Horde Legacy

... financial losses and the loss of the US market. Until February 2022, Russian big business also attempted to avoid violating the US sanctions regimes, even though Moscow officially condemned their use, and Russia itself had been hit by a number of restrictive measures. European businesses have also been hit hard by US fines and are complying with US regulations despite Brussels’ grumblings. The European Union itself is actively developing its own tools and restrictive measures. The modern policy of sanctions also gives ...


China and Russia: Dialog in the Face of External Challenges

... the Russia–Ukraine conflict negatively affects China–Europe relations since China does not Russia, contrary to what the European Union demands, putting China in a more difficult situation. Beijing greatly values its relations with Europe not only ... ... is difficult for Beijing to balance between the two countries. On the one hand, the new US and European large-scale economic sanctions imposed on Russia after the outbreak of the Russia–Ukraine conflict have opened more opportunities for developing China–Russia economic ...


Transit Crisis: Formal Mistakes and Informal Consequences

... route to connect with the Russian exclave necessary. Ivan Timofeev: Closing Loopholes: Outlining the U.S. and EU Sanctions Policy Onward Looking at the problem from a strictly formal point of view, Lithuania’s move may have had legal grounds. The EU sanctions included in the most recent edition of the EU Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 “ concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine”list four groups of goods that cannot be imported into the European Union. First, products made of iron and steel listed in Appendix 17 to the Regulation, including hot-rolled and cold-rolled sheets and strips from unalloyed steel and other alloys, electrical steel sheets, metal-coated sheets, tin products, fittings,...


It’s hard for EU to replace Russian gas

At the SPIEF Ivan Timofeev, an International affairs analyst, has explained how Moscow has been dealing with the impact from Western sanctions. At the SPIEF Ivan Timofeev, an International affairs analyst, has explained how Moscow has been dealing with the impact from Western sanctions.


Closing Loopholes: Outlining the U.S. and EU Sanctions Policy Onward

The next packages will be less spectacular, but they will be detrimental to specific businesses and areas of the economy Oil and KAMAZ The Official Journal of the European Union has published decisions and regulations included into the sixth package of anti-Russian sanctions. The release of the new legal framework has been postponed several times on account of disagreements among the EU countries, with the most sensitive issue being the ban on Russian oil imports. Brussels, however, managed to reach consensus after ...


Russia-West: Is It Possible to Lift the Sanctions?

The inclusion of sanctions in the formula for a compromise on Ukraine is quite possible. Total pessimism is hardly desirable here Diplomatic manoeuvring by Russia and Ukraine on the issue of a peace agreement, or at least a ceasefire, naturally raise the question of a possible lifting of Western sanctions against Russia. American officials have already made it clear that Washington will lift the previously-imposed ...


Results of 2021: Sanctions Policy

... around Ukraine The past year has been marked by a number of interesting trends in sanctions policy. In part, they were influenced by last year's victory of Democrat Joe... ... in the United States has resulted in adjustments to the policy of sanctions against Russia, China and Iran. The EU’s toolkit of restrictive measures has been gradually... ... restrictions on financial institutions. Sanctions against China were imposed by the European Union and other US allies. Brussels has done so using its new legal mechanism...


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  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  
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