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If the West wins the economic war with Russia …


So far 10 About a thousand people or companies have been subjected to US sanctions. It covers more than 50 countries, accounting for 27% of world GDP

Russia’s occupation of Ukraine is the largest conflict in Europe since 1945. The Economist also calls it an era of high-risk economic warfare.

Russia President Vladimir Putin has ordered an attack on Ukraine since February 24, and major cities have come under fire. Several cities are currently under siege.

The West has imposed sanctions on Russia’s economy and its oligarchs.

So far, about 10,000 individuals and companies have been sanctioned

“The West to Russia snowmeasures have created chaos in its $ 1.6 trillion economy. president Vladimir Putin was forced to voice a nuclear threat. The immediate impoverishment of the huge economy has never been seen before and will cause alarm all over the world. In particular, China will consider the cost of the war for Taiwan. The priority of the West Russia economical with snowshould be able to swallow the pudding. Then, in order to prevent the tendency to autarky (closed economic system with minimization of exchanges with other countries – ed.), It is necessary to create a doctrine of control over these weapons, “the article reads.

The Economist writes that, Not surprisingly, Russia did not take the threat of sanctions seriously in the first place. Because many sanctions have not had an effect for years. Now the United States and Europe imposes economic penalties. So far 10 About a thousand people or companies have been subjected to US sanctions. It covers more than 50 countries, accounting for 27% of world GDP. Let’s say that the autocrats managed to avoid targeted sanctions. Iran and Although full embargoes on Venezuela have hurt the economy, they have failed to overthrow regimes. The villains thought that America would never put “maximum pressure” on the big economy.

How to prevent fragmentation

Already Western sanctions Russia center bankof 630 billion access to a large part of dollar foreign reserves snowbought the bottle. The ruble has depreciated by 28% this year. From Moscow to Murmansk, Russians line up in front of banks.

The article says that, Putin also use its economic weapons, for example gas can reduce the flow. Moreover, more and more countries may choose not to depend on Western finance. This is the beginning of a dangerous fragmentation in the world economy.

That’s it according to According to The Economist, Ukraine Once the crisis is over, the West must make it clear how sanctions will be managed. “Sanctions against Russia, which have dealt a devastating blow to the economy, are just aggression and it must be clearly known that it will be reserved for war. The West has recently launched an unthinkable economic weapon. It should be used wisely, “the article reads.

The awakening of Europe

The Washington Post writes that Anthony Faiola woke up to the threat of Europe from Russia. Author Russian money, energy and notes that Europe has kept its military power at war for decades. Putinin Ukraine The rockets fired at their cities intensified the call for “enough is enough” on the continent.

German companies Siemens, BMW, Mercedes-Benz export operations in Russia and stopped production. Bavaria’s Adidas has withdrawn from a commercial agreement with the Russian Football Association.


Following World War II, Germany, pacifist, renounced its resistance to sending weapons to conflict zones and sent weapons to Ukraine. The author writes that Germany’s “re-militarization” will lead to serious debates in the country. But a recent opinion poll shows that 78 percent of Germans support the new Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s plan.

“The Germans don’t want war, they don’t want nuclear weapons, there will be discussions about not provoking Russia any more.” But the occupation of Ukraine shocked the society. If Russia wins this war, what will happen in the next stage? ” – said Stefan Meister from the German Council on Foreign Relations.

Author East Europe and He writes that the Baltic countries have been sounding the alarm about Russia for years. The western part of the continent is not only listening to them now, but is punishing Putin with sanctions.

In September, a YouGov poll found that 34 percent of Britons called Russia an “enemy threat.” After the occupation of Ukraine, this figure rose to 64 percent.

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