Wednesday, 24 April , 2019

anti-Russian sanctions

Germany Urges EU Retaliation Over US Sanctions on Russia

By Jason Ditz news.antiwar.com In comments today, German Economic Minister Brigitte Zypries declared the latest round of US sanctions against Russia a violation of international law,...

Collateral Damage: U.S. Sanctions Aimed at Russia Strike Western European Allies

by Diana Johnstone Do they know what they are doing?  When the U.S. Congress adopts draconian sanctions aimed mainly at disempowering President Trump and ruling...

Kremlin Stops Waiting for Trump and Moves to Retaliate Against US...

Hopes for Improved Ties Gone, Russia Looks to Change Strategy By Jason Ditz Hostile US actions, starting with diplomatic expulsions and seizing of compounds back in...

EU warns US over ‘America first’ Russia sanctions bill

Moscow (CNN)The European Union has delivered a stern warning to the US over a plan to impose new sanctions on Russia, opening up the...

Imagining threats or overblowing existing ones is an Avenue to War

For 17 months, since the Minsk Agreements were signed in February 2015 to try to bring peace to the eastern Ukraine the Kiev regime, and its neo-Nazi and NATO allies, have been preparing for a new offensive against the east Ukraine republics. On July 22nd the Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin stated in a letter to the UN Security Council that “a relapse of large-scale military operations in eastern Ukraine may bury the process of peace settlement there.”

Collateral Damage: The impact of the Russia sanctions on sanctioning countries’...

We assess the cost, in terms of export losses, of the diplomatic conflict between the Russian Federation and Western countries over 2014. The first empirical analysis exploits monthly country-level trade data. We find strong impact of the conflict on Western exports to Russia. From December ’13 to June ’15, the total

Cyprus rebels against anti-Russian sanctions

On 7th July, following the example of the French National Assembly and Senate and four regional parliaments in Italy, the Cyprus Parliament passed a resolution calling on the government to work toward ending EU sanctions on Russia. The resolution was passed with 33 votes in favour. The 17 MPs of the ruling right-wing party DISY who were present abstained.