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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,...

07.04.2021

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....

31.03.2021

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 ...

24.03.2021

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

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 ...

04.03.2021

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 ...

02.03.2021

A State or a Person? Who Are the ‘Smart Sanctions’ Against?

... it difficult for Iran to obtain medical equipment supplies, which in turn affects the quality of life. Blacklisting the owner or top manager of a large enterprise affects all its activities, and also affects suppliers and consumers. For example, US sanctions against Oleg Deripaska have threatened serious disruptions in the work of Rusal, an important enterprise for the Russian economy. Ivan Timofeev: ‘Selective’ Bipolarity? From a Coalition of War to a Coalition of Sanctions The same applies to sanctions against a political administration. It is difficult to separate it from ...

04.02.2021

Biden's Sanctions Policy. The First Steps

Russia has accumulated a number of “toxic assets”, which could potentially become a reason for new sanctions The Biden administration has taken the first steps in its sanctions policy. On January 19, the US Treasury imposed financial blocking sanctions against a number of individuals, companies and ships . The largest number of sanctions was issued ...

02.02.2021

Thirteen Points on Joe Biden and Russia

... back in 2017. On the other hand, with Republicans in control of the Senate, Joe Biden will be significantly constrained in 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 JCPOA or in decisions related to the US military presence abroad. The influence of the legislative power on US-Russian relations ...

17.12.2020
 

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