Eastern Europe: Don't Sanction Putin

The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic are uneasy about Russia sanctions because they know how the Soviet Union reacted to economic punishment. 
A message for Putin.                             

The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic feel Western sanctions against Russia have gone a little too far. These people know the Soviet system better than anybody in the world outside Russia itself, and they recognize that sanctions are not going to work.

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