Anton Imennov and Sergey Glandin describe how US sanctions policies are being used to stall a second gas pipeline network linking Russia and Germany
Ivan Tkachev on when it is justified to talk about sanctions evasion and when it’s not
The debate about sanctions’ efficacy must first consider how easy it is for Russian firms to violate the spirit, if not the word, of sanctions, argues Maximilian Hess.
Maximilian Hess on how Rosneft’s partnerships help it avoid sanctions, and the Russian energy giant may turn to Delhi to do so in Venezuela
Max Hess on how CBW sanctions action likely to have little concrete impact, but may shape Congress’ sanctions proposals
Ivan Tkachev on how a new way of looking at Russia’s FDI offers clues of how intertwined Russian economy still is with the West
Timothy Fry on whether economic sanctions have brought Russian society together
Anton Imennov and Sergey Glandin consider the ties between the Venezuelan oil company PdVSA and Russia’s GazpromBank; ties which have become enmeshed in the sanctions web
Anton Imennov takes stock of last year’s sanctions against Russia, and forecasts more of the same for the year ahead
A shifting balance of power in Congress toward the Democrats will bring a more hawkish approach to US-Russia relations, with a doubling down on tough sanctions.