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It’s hard for EU to replace Russian gas

At the SPIEF Ivan Timofeev, an International affairs analyst, has explained how Moscow has been dealing with the impact from Western sanctions. At the SPIEF Ivan Timofeev, an International affairs analyst, has explained how Moscow has been dealing with the impact from Western sanctions.

17.06.2022

Closing Loopholes: Outlining the U.S. and EU Sanctions Policy Onward

... will be less spectacular, but they will be detrimental to specific businesses and areas of the economy Oil and KAMAZ The Official Journal of the European Union has published decisions and regulations included into the sixth package of anti-Russian sanctions. The release of the new legal framework has been postponed several times on account of disagreements among the EU countries, with the most sensitive issue being the ban on Russian oil imports. Brussels, however, managed to reach consensus after ...

09.06.2022

The Iranian Tilt: Why Should Russia Work with the Islamic Republic?

... future. Iran’s main value, therefore, lies not so much in trade and economic cooperation, even though this certainly remains of importance. The main thing Iran can offer Russia right now is the experience of facilitating development under harsh Western sanctions. Carried by the momentum Ivan Timofeev: Ukrainian Crisis, Turkey and Eurasia: Who Wins? In 2022, the Russia–Iran interactions were marked by two important visits. The first was Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi coming to Moscow in January ...

08.06.2022

JCPOA 1.01: Now or Never

... Moscow’s economic power as much as possible and ensuring Ukraine manages to preserve its sovereignty. Both are hugely dependent on the U.S. ability to manipulate the world petroleum prices and the amount of Russia’s oil and gas exports. Ivan Timofeev: US Sanctions Against Iran and the Future of the JCPOA: A View From Tehran and Moscow Economic pressure on Moscow is (among other factors) largely sustained by the prices of gas and oil, whose export is a crucial component of Russia’s economy. Therefore,...

19.05.2022

Professor Jeffrey Sachs: “I Don’t Believe in Isolating Russia”

... peace negotiations in earnest should start immediately, proceeding from Ukraine’s neutrality and no NATO enlargement. He does not believe in isolating Russia, being convinced that Washington is undermining U.S. dollar worldwide prevalence by imposing sanctions on international payment systems. Finally, the famous academician and the author of many foreign affairs bestsellers maintains that the U.S. should respect the notion of a multipolar world with mutual respect for and observance of the UN Charter....

16.05.2022

The US Confiscation Policy

... investors from other countries On April 28, US President Joe Biden asked Congress to pass new legislation on the confiscation of Russian property . The presidential proposals were previously developed at the level of key agencies responsible for sanctions: the Treasury (financial sanctions), the Department of State (responsible for visa sanctions and political aspects of restrictive measures), the Department of Commerce (export controls), and the Department of Justice (which prosecutes violators ...

06.05.2022

Ukrainian Crisis Prompts Sanctions against Internet Backbone: What is the Stakeholders’ Response?

... digital environment of the Internet into national jurisdictions were noted as alarming and at odds with the core principles of Internet governance. Yet, in 2022, intentional fragmentation of the Internet—following the implementation of anti-Russian sanctions—has suddenly been perceived as a “necessary evil” to stop military hostilities. Let’s investigate whether all stakeholders are indeed of the same opinion concerning the situation. Ivan Timofeev: Ukrainian Crisis. Who Has the Upper Hand?...

05.05.2022

Experts Discuss Russia-India Ties under Unprecedented Sanctions

On April 12, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Gateway House held a closed-door round table titled “Russia-India Cooperation under the Impact of Sanctions” On April 12, 2022, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and Gateway House held a closed-door round table titled “Russia-India Cooperation under the Impact of Sanctions”. Russian and Indian experts discussed general trends of ...

12.04.2022

New Crisis Brings New Opportunities for Chinese Business and Russia

As eight years ago, in the wake of the “post-Crimea” wave of sanctions, China’s principal calculation is that Russia would supposedly offer “special and privileged” terms of operation to Chinese business On 20 March 2022, Chinese Ambassador to Russia Zhang Hanhui said that Chinese business in Russia should ...

05.04.2022
 

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