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Sanctions Have Not Been So Bad

... Programme at Chatham House With sanctions regime being present since 2014, Russia’s relations with the United States and the European Union have not been easy. Previously, the EU has been mostly in line with sanctions proposed by the US. Taken the possibility ... ... is probably overstated. But similarly, in certain EU countries and in the US, politicians over there will say that Russia’s economy is in tatters and it’s because of sanctions (the way Barack Obama put it). I don’t think that was true, either. Politicians ...


Enviable … stagnation

I have a great liking for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. I first met him many years ago when he headed the Government of Luxembourg.... ... and ironic. He is the father of the Luxembourg economic miracle. He turned the country with a lop-sided declining steel-making economy into a leading financial centre of the world with the highest per capita income in the European Union. Luxembourg today ...


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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