Search: Sanctions,Russia,Arctic (7 materials)

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

... the required level of confidence ( 2020). The sides could probably start with expert consultations. The sanctions regime is another issue dividing Canada and Russia. Russia’s policy toward Ukraine in 2014 was followed by the regime of mutual sanctions between Canada and Russia, which also affected the Arctic in some regards. However, in terms of scope, content, and duration, the restrictions imposed by Canada have been more moderate than those imposed by the US (Nemova and Issraelyan 2017, 367-371). In December, 2014, Canada announced export restrictions ...


Where is the Reality in Canada’s Morality Politics: An Appeal for a Thaw in Russian-Canadian Relations

Sitting down with Russia is question of pragmatism, not appeasement for Canada The annexation of Crimea ... ... Natalia Viakhireva: The Russian and Canadian Approach to Extra-Regional Actors in the Arctic With a new liberal mandate this past October, Canada is in the position to make... ... North. This does not mean that Canada needs to cease its support of Ukraine, roll back sanctions, or stop denouncing Russian aggression. It means that Canada – alongside...


Why the West, especially Europe, needs Russia

The West’s response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine has been to sanction and attempt to isolate Russia. The NATO-Russia Council, despite being a ... ... Russia and Europe: New Rules of the Game To the north, Russia recently submitted a claim to over 463,000 square miles of the Arctic, and its Arctic zone is expected to contain the majority of the region’s gas and a large share of its oil. With the ...


To Explore and Develop

... to develop offshore oil resources in the Arctic – Rosneft and Gazprom (including Gazprom Neft). In addition, restrictions were placed on the ability of Russian oil companies and banks to attract financing from abroad. Natural Resources of the Arctic (In Russian) These sanctions have already led to a number of foreign oil companies, including Exxon Moblie, suspending their participation in Russian Arctic shelf projects. The level of dependence on “Western” equipment and services to carry out projects on ...


Arctic Council Gets New Leader: what choice will Washington make?

... numerous problems that faced the Arctic Council as a result of changes in the global geopolitical situation. In 2014–2015 the Arctic became part of the Ukraine conflict. In September 2014, the United States and the European Union imposed economic sanctions against Russia that banned ExxonMobil, Shell, BP and other European and U.S. companies from taking part in joint Arctic projects with Rosneft. This affected Russia’s opportunities to develop offshore resources. With the introduction of sanctions, Russia lost its main stimulus for cooperation. Today, national security interests are becoming the main concern ...


Canada: From a Backward Colony to a Vibrant Democracy

... states comprising Denmark, Canada, Norway, Russia and the United States. The 2011 Agreement on Cooperation in Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue also appears to provide a healthy basis for joint activities for Russia, Canada, and the other Arctic states. Canada is one of the most actively anti-Russian countries and was the first to impose sanctions against Russian and Ukrainian politicians. Ottawa has also suspended its participation in the Russian-Canadian Intergovernmental Economic Commission and shirked the session of the Arctic Council in Moscow. Some business projects are delivering ...


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