‘This Is a Man Who, When Backed Into the Corner, Raises the Stakes’
FP columnist Adam Tooze on Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, and the West’s economic war against Russia.
The West’s sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine are already leading to a crash in the Russian ruble that will affect the country for years to come. Those measures, specifically against the central bank, make it impossible for Russia to access the foreign currency reserves it had built up over the years.
Cameron Abadi is a deputy editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @CameronAbadi
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