Search: European Union,China,Sanctions,Russia (5 materials)

A Bumper Year for OFAC

... truly monumental efforts to collect fines from foreign businesses for breaching US sanctions. Such fines have long become an irritating risk. Although big fines worth... ... perfectly well with the US legislation on sanctions. This policy has already hit some Russian companies and their foreign partners. Ivan Timofeev: Europe Under Fire from... ... not generally used against major global companies, but 2019 sprang a surprise, with China’s COSCO Shipping Tanker, part of the global operator COSCO Shipping, being put...


Europe Under Fire from US Secondary Sanctions

Special Report for SPIEF-2019 There are several reasons why the European Union is increasingly proactive in applying economic sanctions. First, the EU has emerged as one of the largest global economies with vast ... ... including sanctions, are coordinated. This is the case, for example, in relation to Russia. At the same time, the US remains the leader in imposing unilateral economic... ... sanctions. Politically and militarily, the modern world has been multipolar for quite long. China, India, and Russia are strong centres of power in their own right and direct military...


Sanctions Have Not Been So Bad

... you see for our economic ties, maybe in the energy sphere as well, given the circumstances we are living in? Igor Yushkov: Sanctions vs. Cheap Oil: What is More Dreadful for Russia’s Fuel & Energy Complex? For European Union countries, one main point is that they’re a net energy importer. The EU is the largest net energy importer in the world, bigger than Japan and China. Its production is scheduled to go down and its consumption is projected to rise. So it will need to fill that gap — that ...


Beware of What You Wish for: the Unconsidered EU Consensus on Russia

... EU and the collapse of the Soviet Union might be tempting, particularly for those in Russia who are fed up with what they perceive as a patronizing EU The rift between Brussels and Moscow is deep. The Ukrainian war, the subsequent European Union (EU) sanctions and Russian counter-sanctions have dragged the bilateral relationship to its... ... Last but not least, there is no any indication suggesting that Asian powers, including China, share this strategic view regarding Russia. Beijing sees Moscow as a key diplomatic...


“Shields up – Red Alert!” The Wall’s in Europe are suddenly going back up

... concept of the idea’s and treaties laid down, by the founding fathers of the European Union – before and since the tearing down of the infamous Berlin Wall. Europe is under attack. And, it is not from Russia The whole concept of the EU and its original mandates are now coming under threat... ... having their hired guns, pick off people in the crowd. Mr. Putin gets the blame – sanctions are initiated The EU leaders and the US admin then immediately blamed Mr.... ... trade with – from South America and India and to the mightiest of them all…China. However, the West, I suggest, actually needs Russia, far more than Russia needs...


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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