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Replace Murderous Sanctions With Economic Reconstruction, Putin Gives A Lesson In Statecraft

... (USAID), which determines which nations will receive aid from the U.S. Biden also placed her on the U.S. National Security Council, praising her as "a world-renowned voice of conscience and moral clarity." He said that as administrator of USAID, she "will be a powerful force for the vulnerable...while promoting American interests." Power identifies former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as her "personal mentor". Albright, who introduced the sanctions against Iraq imposed by the Clinton administration, which resulted in the deaths of 500,000 children under the age of six, once was asked if this price was "worth it." She responded, "I think this is a very hard choice, but the ...


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 ...


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

... revision of the American approach to the Iranian nuclear deal. Washington unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in 2018, renewing massive economic sanctions against Iran. The subsequent extraterritorial application of US sanctions forced a significant number of foreign companies to leave Iran. Ivan Timofeev: USA vs. JCPOA: How Can Russia and China Respond? Companies from the EU have suffered the most. Moreover, during the presidency of Donald Trump, the volume of restrictive measures against Iran was increased by Presidential Executive Orders No. 13846, 13871,...


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....


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 ...


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,...


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 ...


Washington Ill-Prepared to Set Human Rights Agenda

... organizations. And we will also see new American human rights-related sanctions against Moscow and Beijing. Ivan Timofeev: Biden's Sanctions Policy. The First Steps Still, at the end of the day, this strategy might turn out to be less successful than the new ... ... universal model of human rights observance. Until President Biden fixes related problems at home, his international human rights crusade will not look too credible even for his fellow citizens. Second, it is easy for Biden to raise human rights issues against ...


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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