Understanding the Impact of Sanctions on Russia

Christopher MillerTwitter The Fletcher School, Tufts University

March 3, 2022

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In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an alliance of governments announced wide-ranging sanctions aimed at punishing President Putin, members of the Duma, and Russian oligarchs. What impact are these sanctions likely to have? How resilient will the Russian economy be to the withdrawal of foreign partners? And how responsive will President Putin be to hardships facing the Russian people, as well as to his more immediate circle? Christopher Miller joins EconoFact Chats to discuss these issues. 
Chris is an Assistant Professor international history at The Fletcher School. He is the author of Putinomics: Power and Money in Resurgent Russia.

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