​Trading Blows: Ft. Konstantin Sonin, Professor of Economics, Moscow Higher School of Economics

The Ukraine conflict has created a lose-lose situation for all sides involved. With tensions flaring up once again and the West adamant on continuing its economic and political pressure on Russia, the repercussions are piling up. Are the tit-for-tat sanctions achieving their aim of influencing political decision-making, and what are the consequences of using the economy as a weapon? Oksana is joined by Konstantin Sonin, Professor of Economics at Moscow Higher School of Economics, for the bottom line on these issues.

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