Tag: isolationsim

Why Putin Discarded Onishchenko

October 29, 2013

Gennady Onishchenko, head of the Federal Consumer Protection Service, has been dismissed. Onishchenko was seen as the face of many Russian isolationist policies, such as the banning of “harmful” food products from many former Soviet countries which had expressed interests in joining the European Union instead of the Russian alternative, the Customs Union. The Moscow […]

Syria – Another Brick in the Wall of Russia’s Isolation

August 27, 2013

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey┬áLavrov is often put into the position of defending the Assad regime against UN Security Council actions, and the accusations of the international community. Russia has attempted to place itself between the wrath of the United States and its key allies and the Assad regime by claiming that it is only working […]