Search: Sanctions (263 materials)

 

Syria: Rules-Based International Order Creates Humanitarian Rule, Not Law?

... Control over the province is held by various anti-government and terrorist groups, principally Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, otherwise known as HTS (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, associated with al-Qaeda, banned in the Russian Federation). Humanitarian aid vs. sanctions Igor Matveev: Syrian Idlib: What’s Next? According to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, more than 70% of the population of northwestern Syria is in need of humanitarian assistance. These include 2.7 million displaced persons (it is believed ...

26.07.2021

Biden Revises US Sanctions Policy

The revision of the sanctions policy by the new administration cannot be called a revolution. The institutional arrangement will remain unchanged In the United States, a revision of the sanctions policy is in full swing . Joe Biden’s administration strives to make sanctions ...

20.07.2021

Elections in Syria: Forgetting Old Resentments?

... there is barely enough electricity and fuel for the population to survive, and 80% of citizens remain below the poverty line. In addition, the Syrian economy will not receive serious injections, even from the Gulf countries, due to the policies and sanctions of the United States, which remains the hegemon in the region. However, it is precisely the regional recognition of Damascus that is extremely useful and can be considered as a step towards further stabilisation. Even before the elections in ...

09.06.2021

Disconnecting From SWIFT? No, We Did Not Hear About It

... military warehouse in 2014. The resolution contained radical proposals. Disconnect Russia from SWIFT and stop imports of energy resources in the event of an aggravation of the conflict in Donbass, reconsider relations between Russia and the EU, develop new sanctions regimes, etc. These proposals generated headlines in the media. However, the stock markets ignored them. The resolution did not cause any fluctuations of the ruble or Russian blue chips. Why did this happen and should the resolution be taken ...

30.04.2021

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

... And if someone refuses to understand this obvious thing or does not want to conduct a dialogue and chooses a selfish and arrogant tone with us, Russia will always find a way to defend its stance." He continued, polemically criticizing the use of sanctions and the launching of regime change coups as instruments of foreign policy: “At the same time, unfortunately, everyone in the world seems to be used to the practice of politically motivated, illegal economic sanctions and to certain actors’ ...

26.04.2021

Russia-Canada Relations in a Period of Crisis, 2014-2020

Despite the sanctions and accusatory rhetoric from politicians on both sides, ‘niche cooperation’ between the two countries is still possible in areas of common interest Introduction Political relations between Russia and Canada from 2014 to 2020 show that ...

19.04.2021
 

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