Bloomberg found out why the US is afraid to impose sanctions against Rosneft

Washington suddenly became a hostage of its policy sanctions, which he has been pursuing for a long time against Russia.

The American agency Bloomberg, citing its own sources, reports that the US administration is afraid that the imposition of sanctions against Rosneft will lead to chaos in the global oil market and trigger an increase in prices for black gold.

A lesson for Washington was the situation that arose after the imposition of sanctions against Rusal, when even sanctions that did not fully enter into force provoked an increase in aluminum prices by 20%.

The US administration began to justify the need for sanctions against Rosneft in the autumn of 2019, after it became clear that Russia was not afraid of US threats and continued close cooperation with the legally elected authorities of Venezuela.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on US threats to impose sanctions against Rosneft:

I heard another threat from Washington - to punish everyone who somehow cooperates with Venezuela. We are already used to it. We got used to the fact that, unashamedly, American officials say: “Yes, Washington is committed to the Monroe Doctrine. And the Monroe Doctrine must be put into practice. ”

The head of the department noted that such custody from the United States is offensive to all Latin American countries.
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  1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
    Bulanov (Vladimir) 7 February 2020 15: 47
    If the States support the Monroe Doctrine, then it consists in the fact that you do not interfere in the affairs of South America, and we will not interfere in your affairs, that is, in the affairs of Eurasia. And when yours is ours too, it will not pass. They can choke on greed.
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  4. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 7 February 2020 21: 25
    Board of Directors of Rosneft:

    Robert Dudley - USA
    Gallermo Clintero - USA
    Alexander Novak - Russia
    Gerher Schroeder - Germany
    Igor Sechin - Russia
    Oleg Vyutin - Russia
    Hans Jörg Rudloff - USA
    Ivan Glasenberg - USA
    Faisal Alsuwendi - Qatar
    Matias Wernig - Germany
    Andrey Belousov - Russia

    This is for those who think that gas, oil and aluminum are a PEOPLE'S POSITION!
    1. shinobi Offline shinobi
      shinobi (Yuri) 8 February 2020 04: 15
      You haven't confused anything with the "property"? Never, nowhere, under any government, minerals were not the property of the people.
      1. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
        Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 8 February 2020 07: 10
        Never, nowhere, under any power have minerals been the property of the people.

        Well, why not. "Natural rent" - about "such" no, have you heard? wink If you haven’t heard, then read here:

        In Russia, they like to justify the robbery of the country's natural resources by one group of people by the fact that supposedly nowhere in the world is there such that income from the exploitation of mineral resources is distributed among the country's population.
        1. shinobi Offline shinobi
          shinobi (Yuri) 8 February 2020 07: 11
          Believe it? Go on.
  5. boriz Offline boriz
    boriz (boriz) 7 February 2020 21: 54
    If the United States announced the sanctions of Rosneft, they would be left without heavy oil. They export light, and their refineries are geared towards Venezuelan heavy oil. And diesel does not come from light oil.
    There are exactly three serious sources of heavy oil in the world: Venezuela, Iran and the Russian Federation. With the first two, everything is clear, sanctions. Rosneft’s US sales rose 3,1 times over the past year to offset Venezuela’s withdrawal from the US oil market. Which madman in the election year will leave the country without diesel fuel?
    1. 123 Offline 123
      123 (123) 9 February 2020 00: 49
      boriz (boriz)
      A small addition, Venezuelan oil is now called Russian and goes to the same refineries in the United States. Hence, such a growth in sales.
      1. boriz Offline boriz
        boriz (boriz) 9 February 2020 00: 55
        Well, American gas to Poland comes from Yamal. Who cares? And gas to Ukraine, formerly Slovak, now Polish or American, is still from Russia. But in fact, part of the Venezuelan oil actually goes to Rosneft's refineries in India. But this is not important. The main thing is to save face and not buy oil from the country under sanctions.
        1. 123 Offline 123
          123 (123) 9 February 2020 09: 42
          The main thing is to save face and not buy oil from the country under sanctions.

          I think it's not just a matter of saving face, according to such schemes it "sticks to your hands" more.
  6. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 8 February 2020 11: 57
    YES, they will wait a bit, before the election, and then decide.
    The American directors of Rosneft for help / breakthrough still do not pull.