Search: Sanctions,West,USA,Syria,Russia (3 materials)

Russia vs the West: A War Scenario and a New Logic of Confrontation

How can Moscow respond to a possible US strike on Syria? The aggravation of rivalry between Russia and the West in the past few months is raising the urgent question of a possible further escalation ... ... against one another had a specific and more or less verifiable pretext. The exchange of sanctions was based on understandable reasons. Various incidents were thoroughly and... ... escalation of sanctions for “promoting propaganda and undermining democracy,” an accusation that is hard to verify but easy to turn into a conflict-prone and provocative...


Russia has to reinvent its economic model

Andrey Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC), thinks that greater cooperation between Russia and Western powers is possible in Syria and that the Russian people, like its counterparts, is wondering why a large joint anti-terrorist coalition doesn’t exist. Western economic sanctions have been counter-productive since they failed to change Russia’s position ... ... targeting Islamic State (ISIS). The popular perception however, in Europe as well as in the USA, looked more positive. Does it mean there’s room for greater future cooperation...


Western Sanctions Against Russia: Means and Consequences

Sanctions and Russia The sanctions imposed on Russia in connection with the situation in Ukraine ... ... pressure, as they are a sign of an emerging turnaround in relations between Russia and the West in general, and Russia and the United States in particular. Sanctions and consequences... ... harbour any illusions about Crimea having become part of Russia for good? Sanctions and Syrian chemical weapons The following episode in the West’s pressure campaign...


Poll conducted

  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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