Tag Archives: the Crimea

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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The U.S. Opts for Ineffective Sanctions on Russia

Geopolitical Weekly TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014 – 03:05   By George Friedman The United States announced new sanctions on seven Russian government officials April 28. A long-used tactic, sanctions can yield unpredictable effects or have no effect at all, depending upon how … Continue reading

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Are Trade and Economic Sanctions Against Russia Really Worth It?

The United States has suspended upcoming trade and investment talks with Russia over the situation in Ukraine. Trying to hit Russia economically is supposed to work, right? Guest blogger Garry R. Moore discusses whether or not trade and economic sanctions are actually worth … Continue reading

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Why Russia Has Moved into the Crimea: A Perspectiv​e

Guest blogger Garry R. Moore challenges some existing explanations for Russia’s decision to send troops into the Crimea and offers his take to help us understand Russia’s actions. This piece is timely as current events unfold but also as a follow … Continue reading

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