Tag: Western sanctions on Russia

Putin Is Wrong To Say Sanctions Are The New Normal Of The International Community

November 10, 2015

Staunton, November 10 – Speaking at the Valdai Club meeting this year, Vladimir Putin said that “trade and sanction wars are the reality of the contemporary global economy” and are “used among other things as instruments of unfair competition.” But he is wrong, Vladislav Inozemtsev says. “In the contemporary world, sanctions are not becoming the […]

Even An End To Sanctions Wouldn’t Prevent Humanitarian Disaster In Russia

October 5, 2015

Staunton, October 4 – Even if Vladimir Putin succeeded by some miracle in his current effort to get Western sanctions on his country for his aggression in Ukraine lifted, Konstantin Borovoy says, there are six reasons why even that would not prevent the looming humanitarian catastrophe in Russia. The head of Russia’s Western Choice Party […]

Moscow has Made Eight Major Mistakes in Ukraine, Artemyev Says

February 26, 2015

Staunton, February 25 – At a time when criticizing Ukraine for mistakes it has made in pursuing its goals is a cottage industry not only in Ukraine and Russia but in the West, Maksim Artemyev, a commentator for Forbes.ru, identifies eight major mistakes Moscow has made that Russia has made in its Ukrainian policy. What […]

Russia Update: Will West Remove Russia from SWIFT After Mariupol?

January 26, 2015

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here, and see also our Russia This Week story The Guild War – How Should Journalists Treat Russian State Propagandists? and special features ‘Managed Spring’: How Moscow […]