Search: Vladimir Putin,Sanctions (7 materials)

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

... INF Treaty and the prospect of further loss of arms control mechanisms. And yet, Russia and the United States have avoided 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 interaction between Russians and Americans remains robust, although it was affected by a shortage of personnel in consular ...

16.08.2019

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

Putin's Last Term: Taking the Long View

... now faces many problems, including how to transfer power, if at all. The West should prepare for change – or for no change. Vladimir Putin has dominated the Russian political scene since 1999. But he is now in what should be his final term as president.... ... renew itself. In foreign policy, Putin has had a number of successes, and when the West has pushed back, for example by imposing sanctions after the annexation of Crimea in 2014, his regime has used the external pressure as a unifying force at home. He has ...

23.01.2019

Maybe Russia’s Economy Doesn’t Need Democracy

... will be popular again. Sooner or later, Russia will be part of the common European market. In his first two terms as president, Vladimir Putin very much shared this vision: He was very keen to consider a Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok. But the West was ... ... life is more complicated than political and economic doctrines, than traditional liberal mantras. Interestingly, the Western sanctions have helped in a way. Russians now see the situation in the West as less predictable than at home. So they think it’s ...

30.07.2018

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

Asymmetry and Development of Russia-Japan Relations

Are Russia–Japan relations at an impasse and could Shinzo Abe’s latest visit to Russia be called unproductive? On May 25–26, 2018, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe made an official visit to Russia. This is Mr. Abe’s 21 st meeting with Vladimir Putin, which is truly unprecedented for Russia–Japan relations. On May 25, Prime Minister Abe took part in the plenary session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum together with the presidents of Russia and France; in conjunction ...

13.06.2018

Sanctions upon Sanctions

... screen in place. Igor Ivanov, Sam Nunn, Wolfgang Ischinger, Desmond Browne: Open Letter to President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin Russia and the United States are not simply the largest nuclear superpowers. Objective circumstances have aligned ... ... countries, capable of steering the world towards confrontation or cooperation. The fact that Washington continues to impose sanctions against Russia, and that Russia invariably takes retaliatory steps, gives cause to believe that the two countries have ...

03.08.2017

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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