West scrambles as Putin reveals his energy war trump card

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Darya Dolzikova, research fellow at RUSI, says there is some evidence to suggest that Russia has made around $1bn from nuclear exports since the Ukraine invasion began and that this figure may even be rising. “In terms of the amount of money that it brings into the Russian economy, it is not as significant as some of the other energy exports,” she explains. “But at the same time, that might make it a little bit easier to dismiss – even though it is a good chunk of money.”