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Oil Price Threshold: Action and Reaction

The experience of US law enforcement practice shows that there will be violations of the sanctions regime, and US regulators have developed mechanisms for detecting them The introduction of a price threshold for Russian oil has been discussed for several months. The idea was announced back in early September in a statement by the finance ...

30.11.2022

Sanctions Against Russia: Have Their Limits Been Reached?

Russia’s experience shows that despite the damage to the economy and some imbalances, it is possible to adapt to large-scale sanctions Russia has been the target of Western sanctions for several years. The main stages of the escalation were related to the events of 2014 and the adoption of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017, the most ambitious ...

28.11.2022

USA Versus USA: Why American Business Also Loses from Sanctions

Americans are the leaders in terms of getting fined by the US Treasury but the largest amounts are paid by European financial companies Since February 2022, the Western states have rapidly tightened their policy of sanctions against Russia, which has become the undisputed leader in the number of restrictive measures imposed against it. The United States has shown the most zeal and resolve in this regard. At the same time, Washington has continued to expand restrictions ...

11.11.2022

How Russia Sees U.S. Sanctions

... move on our part leads to widespread famine is repeated again and again like a mantra. The fact that only a fraction of grain shipments under the deal reached truly vulnerable nations is being widely disputed. Another fact, that if it were not for the sanctions Russia could cover a significant part of food shortages, is being hushed up. All the while our readiness to immediately send up to 500,000 tons of grain and 300,000 tons of fertilizers to the poorest countries is being criticized as “too little,...

07.11.2022

U.S. and EU Sanctions against Syria

The vagueness and breadth of the sanctions permeated an atmosphere of over-compliance that shuns even small projects At this point, the Syrian issue is far from the core of global politics. Meanwhile, the situation in the country could be on the downward path again if there is inadequate ...

27.10.2022

Sanctions at a Bifurcation Point

... restructure the mechanisms of its financial and trade relations with foreign countries The deep political crisis in relations that emerged between Russia and the West after February 2022 has led to large-scale changes in the application of economic sanctions. There was a significant increase in the speed, concentration and scope at which sanctions could be applied to one country. At first glance, the policy of sanctions is a narrow and even technical issue. Financial, trade, transport and other ...

21.10.2022

RIAC at the XIV RISA Convention. Section “Cooperation with Friendly Countries amid Sanctions Pressure on Russia”

On October 14, 2022, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a section "Cooperation with Friendly Countries amid Sanctions Pressure on Russia" within the framework of the XIV Russian International Studies Association (RISA) Convention On October 14, 2022, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) held a section "Cooperation with Friendly Countries ...

18.10.2022

New Stage of EU Sanctions Policy: Extraterritorial Measures

... amid Russia’s opposition, the issue of EU financial sovereignty in relations with the United States is likely to fade into oblivion The European Union пакета Council Regulation 2022/1905 , adopted on October 6, 2022 as part of the eighth sanctions package, marked a new stage in the EU’s sanctions policy. Article 1 of the document expands the number of criteria by which blocking EU sanctions may be applied with regard to the situation in Ukraine. Now, they include individuals and legal ...

18.10.2022

Russia — India Energy Cooperation: RIAC and MCCI Roundtable

On September 30, 2022 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a roundtable Russia – India Energy Cooperation under New Geopolitical Conditions. The event was closed from the public On September 30, 2022 the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a roundtable Russia – India Energy Cooperation under New Geopolitical Conditions. The event was closed from the...

30.09.2022

Sanctions Is a Long-Term Challenge—but It Does Not Preclude India and Russia from Developing a New Bilateral Paradigm

Interview for Gateway House Russia, the founding member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), has been hit by Western sanctions on its energy exports and financial system. Still, Ivan Timofeev , Director of Programs at the Russian International Affairs Council, sees new opportunities to be seized. Deepening India-Russia business engagement is one, and the SCO as a constructive ...

19.09.2022
 

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