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  • A question of sanctions

    Since President Putin’s “special military operation” in Ukraine began, Russia has been hit by sanctions at an unprecedented speed – and at an unprecedented pace.

    The EU, US, UK, Japan and Canada amongst others have all imposed strict controls or even total bans on Russian imports and exports, a...

  • How exactly do sanctions work?

    The sanctions imposed on Russia since the beginning of the Ukraine conflict have been on an unprecedented scale, and at an unprecedented speed.
    But how exactly do sanctions work? And just how do countries decide what sanctions to impose – and find the balance between targeting a...

  • Russian economy after sanctions

    In the short term at least, it seems current Western sanctions have had a very real economic impact in Russia – inflation is at a 24 year high, interest rates have more than doubled and there’s been a collapse in the value of the rouble.
    But what is the longer-term effect on the...