New Russia Sanctions Are Hollow as the Old

The new sanctions against Russia sound more serious than previous ones, but they are only good for a few headlines and not much economic effect.
Sanctions versus bullets. Who wins?

Though they sound more serious, the latest Western sanctions against Russia for failing to stop the war in eastern Ukraine are, again, mostly bark and very little bite. The growing disparity between the sanctions imposed by the U.S. and the European Union also raises the question of whether the two are allies in any real sense of the word.

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