Search: Sanctions,European Union,USA,Syria,Russia (4 materials)

The Coronavirus and Conflicts in the Middle East

... more dangerous than the USSR-US confrontation. Andrey Kortunov: Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Achievements and Limitations ... ... crumbling, yet interconnected world. “Old” internal conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen, new-type protest movements demanding a ... ... seen as the source of the infection. Ivan Timofeev: The Price of Sanctions is Human Lives Syria is a special case in the general ... ... the market, was delivered to the port of Tartus. Although the European Union expressed its support for the UN Secretary General’s ...


Can Russia Plug Through US Sanctions to Reconstruct Syria?

Russia should not necessarily wait for the Europeans to join its rebuilding efforts As the United States eyes new sanctions on Syria, Russia increasingly finds it needs to work out solutions that would nonetheless push forward the post-conflict reconstruction ... ... differences in this area. While Russia sees Syrian reconstruction mainly in terms of rebuilding the damaged physical infrastructure, European Union states link the reconstruction efforts to political transition. Meanwhile in Moscow there are two competing views ...


Helping Iran to Make the Right Choice

... Middle East is indisputable. No matter what we discuss — the Syrian settlement, state-building in Iraq, civil war in Yemen or ... ... solution. Of course, Iran’s friends and partners, including Russia, argue the opposite. All these disagreements notwithstanding,... ... White House walked out of the JCPOA, introduced new and tough sanctions against Tehran, and started energetically building a ... ... the region and is in any case not prepared to establish any causal effect between these matters and the implementation of the ...


Russia has to reinvent its economic model

Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), thinks ... ... between Russia and Western powers is possible in Syria and that the Russian people, like its counterparts,... ... anti-terrorist coalition doesn’t exist. Western economic sanctions have been counter-productive since they failed ... ... popular perception however, in Europe as well as in the USA, looked more positive. Does it mean there’s ... ... that they had during the Second World War. 3) The European Union (EU) has enforced economic sanctions ...


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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  
     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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