What do sanctions help achieve? An expert explains

Sanctions: Since the invasion of Ukraine, the Russian ruble has decreased in value by thirty percent against the US dollar.

Sanctions: The relations between the different key powers will be shaped by economic warfare first and foremost. Image: UNSPLASH/ Jason Leung

Jonathan Hackenbroich
Policy Officer, Trade Strategy, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission
Abhinav Chugh
Content and Partnerships Lead, World Economic Forum
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