14 Mar 2022

Big Mac attack: sanctions hit Russia

Will sanctions be enough to stop the Kremlin?

Russia is at war with Ukraine, with cities under siege, civilians being killed, and millions fleeing the country.

While western allies have provided some military aid to Ukraine, they have mainly responded with a different type of weapon. An economic war. Sanctions on Russia.

Our business and global trade correspondent, Paul McNamara, explains those sanctions and asks if that will be enough to stop Putin.


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