Sanctions

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Breaking up with Russia is hard for many Western firms, despite war

RIGA, Latvia — Only a small percentage of the hundreds of companies that promised to leave Russia after its invasion of Ukraine have exited, according to several groups keeping a scorecard — and for those that dawdled, departing has only become more expensive and complicated.

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Oil is Today’s Rhubarb

Sanctions always fail, as the Chinese found out long ago.

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How Russia Sees U.S. Sanctions

It is the macroeconomic course of Western nations, and above all the United States, that has become the root cause of most of the current problems.

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The Continuing Isolation of Russia? But Wait…

In his State of the Union address, President Biden announced that Russia was “isolated from the world more than [it] ever has been.” He said that “We are choking off Russia’s access to technology that will sap its economic strength and weaken its military for years to come.”

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Russia sanctions are spurring a new Silk Road

To avoid sanctions, countries are actively reopening moribund routes and creating greater connectivity across the Middle East and Asia.

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Western sanctions have had ‘limited impact’ on Russian oil output, says IEA

Rerouting of Moscow’s crude to India, China and Turkey has helped offset curbs elsewhere

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Helga Zepp-LaRouche: Lift Sanctions Against Russia Immediately!

Only a fool can’t see it: the sanctions against Russia only harm Russia marginally, but they threaten to permanently destroy entire key areas of industry and agriculture in Germany and all of Europe! Farmers in many countries are therefore taking to the streets with their tractors, supported by taxi and truck drivers, because they know that very soon we will not have enough to eat in Europe, either. Our life savings are being eaten up by inflation, which has also been exacerbated by the sanctions. The collapse into social chaos is imminent! And for developing countries, the sanctions mean starvation for hundreds of millions of people!

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The West’s self-defeating sanctions

America and its allies are committing geo-political suicide for no discernible gain

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Is America the Real Victim of Anti-Russia Sanctions?

By misjudging the size and importance of Russia’s economy, the West might have taken steps toward its own isolation

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The Sanctioned Ones: How Iran-Russia are setting new rules

While China, keen to ward off US sanctions as long as possible, is lagging, its RIC partners Iran and Russia are doing the legwork to break the west’s global financial grip.