Episode 6: The Impact of Sanctions on Russia

While the tempo of Russia sanctions issuance has dropped off, policymakers and diplomats are working to boost their effectiveness. But what does ‘sanctions effectiveness’ mean and how can we measure it? And are sanctions serving their purpose to undermine the Russian war machine?

Host Kinga Redlowska, Head of CFCS Europe, is joined by Elina Ribakova, Non-resident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Timothy Ash, Senior EM Sovereign Strategist, BlueBay Asset Management, to discuss the challenge of assessing the effectiveness and impact of sanctions on Russia.

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Kinga Redlowska

Head of CFCS Europe

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