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Russia to Appeal to the WTO against US, EU Sanctions

In response to the U.S. and EU sanctions that have been put in place since March, Russia is now considering appealing to the World Trade Organization (WTO). On what grounds?

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US-EU Sanctions against Russia: The next step

Garry R. Moore In addition to the $70 billion capital flight by Russian oligarchs, the most recent EU and US sanctions will help reduce available capital to Russian industry. The G7 nations—Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and … Continue reading

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Putin’s Efforts to Avoid Level 3 Sanctions from the EU

What game is Russian President Vladimir Putin playing to avoid EU level three sanctions? What does this week’s scheduled signing of the EU-Ukraine economic and trade agreement mean for Putin? ITE contributor Garry R. Moore explains.

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G7 sanctions on Russia are too light

 Garry R. Moore There has been a lot of political rhetoric from G7 leaders while at the same time, industries in these countries continue to do business with Russia.

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G7 sanctions against Russia to date are light

The Group of 7 (G7) economies “agree to intensify sanctions against Russia,” according to an April 2014 report. However, a month later, those intense sanctions seemed to have been scaled back in practice, argues guest blogger Garry R. Moore. Although … Continue reading

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