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Economic Tools to Use Against Putin

In a world of interconnected economies, the West has many tools it can use to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to back down on Ukraine.
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There seems to be an acceptance that little can be done to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from fully invading Ukraineif he chooses, because while Russia may be willing to go to war over the country, the U.S. and Europe are not.

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