Category - Russian sanctions

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Putin’s Bluff is Putin’s Shame, and Sanctions Pain

Putin’s Bluff is Putin’s Shame, and Sanctions Pain Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (12 February 2022) — If Russian president Vladimir Putin is bluffing, it’s the height of crassness, recklessness, and gross stupidity. He is pushing the international community to the brink of armed conflict beyond the territory of Ukraine. Invading Ukraine, unleashing misery on the freedom loving people of that country, would rank Russia at the top of rogue states, and Putin among the most egregious actors...