It’s much easier to explain why Russian President Vladimir Putin wants a multilateral deal with Iran than U.S. President Barack Obama. The political and economic gains from the removal of United Nations-imposed sanctions are palpable for Russia, while iffy at best for the United States.
Russia was among Greece’s leading trade partners before sanctions on its energy industry and Greece’s own economic woes dropped trade between the two countries by 40%.
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Monday that Vietnam is close to agreeing a free trade deal with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union.
The Western approach to Russia is predicated on the supposition that continued pressure on the country will cause President Vladimir Putin’s regime to make concessions or even crumble. Nothing could be further from the truth.
US President Barack Obama, (L), Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, (2L), Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (2R) and Lee’s wife Ho Ching take their positions for the APEC family photo at the Beijing National Aquatics Center in Beijing on Monday....
Military Encirclement and Global Domination, that’s what Obama’s administration is after. The Pentagon is working to encircle Eurasia and surround the Eurasian Triple Entente composed of China, Russia, and Iran. For every reaction, however, there is a counter-reaction. Neither...
The EU has reluctantly provided Ukraine with its first financial aid package The United States has a recent history of going to war for dubious reasons promoted by interested groups, for which afterwards Americans are sorry. I have in...
Pro-Russian separatists who seized a provincial administration building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk proclaimed the region independent Monday — an echo of events prior to Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Ukrainian authorities called the move an attempt by Russia to sow unrest.
Tokyo and Moscow remain at odds over the sliver of a Russian-held archipelago off Hokkaido, with the nearly 70-year-old dispute long stalling a bilateral post-war peace treaty, despite warming diplomatic and economic ties.
The farmers in the 25 original EU countries are not happy with this decision, because, once again, they will be confronted with price dumping. And consumers will not be happy either because of health risks from uncontrolled agricultural goods from Chernobyl