Researches about Ukraine

Is Russia’s Economic Pain Forcing Putin to Step Back on Ukraine?

Atlantic Council

Russian President’s Softened Rhetoric and Talks with Ukraine Suggest a Change
Are Western economic sanctions and falling oil prices starting to deter President Vladimir Putin from his larger ambitions in the Ukraine crisis? While Putin has vowed that Russia will overcome its economic isolation, ordinary Russians are feeling increased pain from an economy sliding into recession and a ruble that has lost 38 percent of its value this year. …read more

Source: Atlantic Council

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