Tag Archives: Ukraine

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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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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