Episode 17: The Economic Impact of Sanctions Against Russia - Fact and Fiction

Host Tom Keatinge, CFS Director, discusses the impact of sanctions against Russia with Vladimir Milov, Vice President, Free Russia Foundation.

In this episode, Tom Keatinge and Vladimir Milov discuss the impact that sanctions against Russia are having on the nation’s economy and its people, the Kremlin’s dwindling finances, and why Ukraine’s allies must maintain pressure and focus to make sanctions work.

Podcast series

  • Suspicious Transaction Report

    Suspicious Transaction Report

    This podcast explores the financial dimensions of today’s leading transnational security challenges. Host Tom Keatinge and the team from the Centre for Finance and Security at RUSI bring you unique insights on the challenges posed by illicit finance and practical analysis of the policy responses. They interview top thinkers and influential voices who unpack the complex world of money laundering, corruption, sanctions evasion and illicit flows, and explain how this shapes the evolving global security landscape, and what democracies and international institutions must do to stay ahead when it comes to the financial dimensions of the global threat outlook.

    View the podcast series

Want to get involved in our work?

Join the partnership forum

Play a part in shaping future responses to illicit finance by joining the CFS Partnership Forum

Find out more


Tom Keatinge

Director, CFS

Centre for Finance and Security

View profile


Explore our related content