Search: Sanctions,Donald Trump (12 materials)

 

Russia-2019: A Summing Up of the Economic Track-Record

... however subsided towards the end of the year as the CBR introduced a series of policy measures designed to keep a lid on consumer credit growth going forward. The external backdrop in 2019 may be categorized as being broadly favourable, given the reduced sanctions pressure, the relatively comfortable level of oil prices (partly on the back of the OPEC+ measures) and increasing inflows into Russia’s financial instruments (both equity and fixed income). This has further scope to improve next year with ...

27.12.2019

American King Kong and the Law of the Jungle

... excessive fat, not at all related to national security strengthening. For example, lawmakers obliged the administration to impose sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 and Turkish Stream gas pipelines - apparently with the aim not to start the lengthy process ... ... coincidence that the process of approving the budget for 2020 almost coincided with the launch of the impeachment procedure against Donald Trump in the House of Representatives. At one time, Otto von Bismarck remarked on confidence in Russia: “Never believe ...

19.12.2019

Short Letter vs. Long Telegram: US Ambassador Huntsman Departs Moscow

... durable inter-party consensus in the United States on the need to deter and put pressure on Russia, the orders from US President Donald Trump have been to get along with Russia. The president’s wish is hardly a carefully considered strategy. It’s more ... ... drawing the iron curtain. The most important issues continue to be discussed at the expert level. Businesses have suffered from sanctions and economic difficulties in Russia, but there has not been a precipitous decline in commercial relations. Direct personal ...

16.08.2019

US Withdrawal From the JCPOA and Anti-Iranian Sanctions: Pros and Cons

... 7488th meeting on July 20, 2015 , the deal was drafted with the active contribution of the European Union, as well as the P5 countries. It had special significance for Brussels, considering the EU’s commitment to multilateral diplomacy. US President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal on May 8, 2018 Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Re-Imposition of Sanctions Pursuant to the May 8, 2018 National Security Presidential Memorandum Relating to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). May 8, 2018, and followed up on this decision by signing Executive Order 13846 of August 6, 2018 Reimposing Certain ...

26.07.2019

Mueller never heard our side

Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev tells Christiane Amanpour why he thinks the Mueller investigation was biased and "not a fair approach." Russian Senator Konstantin Kosachev tells Christiane Amanpour why he thinks the Mueller investigation was biased and "not a fair approach Source: CNN

27.03.2019

These are the Benefits of a U.S.-Russia Summit

... and getting the Syria talks in Geneva back on track, political will is lacking, and a meeting between the U.S. and Russian presidents is by far the best opportunity for each to signal their commitment to progress. Finally, in the aftermath of years of sanctions and counter-sanctions, policies of mutual isolation have atrophied relations between ordinary Americans and Russians to an unacceptable degree that does not serve the interests of either side. Basic embassy and consular services have been severely ...

23.06.2018

Disillusionment and Missed Opportunities: Russia-U.S. Relations in 2017

... were those that received no attention from politicians: aspects that were not used as bargaining chips in the exchanging of sanctions and other negative interactions. There was also a certain stability in some more politically sensitive spheres. The ... ... to use the positive experience gained through the Amman format to stabilize the situation in other Syrian regions. Finally, Donald Trump’s first year in office confirms the traditional key importance of strategic arms control for bilateral relations....

27.02.2018

In Search of a Common Home

... European financial system, the unexpected vote of the British people in favour of leaving the European Union, the threats from Donald Trump that Europe will need to be more self-sufficient in the future, and the rising wave of populism in leading European ... ... politicians in Europe’s major capitals did not bite their tongues in connection with the announcement of the new round of sanctions by the United States and made their feelings quite clear on the matter speaks volumes. This has little to do with Russia....

10.08.2017

Sanctions upon Sanctions

The event that some politicians tried to prevent and which others, on the contrary, tried to hasten, has arrived: U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a law that expands the sanctions package against Russia. The event that some politicians tried to prevent and which others, on the contrary, tried to hasten, has arrived: U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a law that expands the sanctions package against Russia. The ...

03.08.2017

Smart Policy: How Should Russia Respond to US Sanctions?

... in international agencies and institutions. Diplomacy must be divested of the crusading spirit. Hans Morgenthau The expulsion of over 700 US diplomats from Russia has become the first tough gesture in response to the recent adoption of the bill on sanctions by Congress. No doubt, Congress will thoroughly monitor its implementation. Russia will not limit itself to the expulsion of US diplomats and the seizing of diplomatic property either. Despite the huge gap in potential, Moscow is fairly capable ...

02.08.2017
 

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  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  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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