Insights From the International Working Group on Russian Sanctions
Tue, 12/13/2022 – 12:58
The Hoover Institution hosted Insights from the International Working Group on Russian Sanctions on Monday, December 12th, 2022 from 12:00 – 1:00pm PT. Watch the discussion with Mike McFaul, Director at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University, about the latest insights from his International Working Group on Russian Sanctions. This working group convenes independent, international experts to assist with the formulation of sanctions proposals that will increase the cost to Russia of invading Ukraine, and support democratic Ukraine in the defense of its territorial integrity and national sovereignty.
In their ninth working group paper, the International Working Group on Russian Sanctions notes that the impact of sanctions can take time to materialize. And their impact can be reduced if Russia finds ways to get around sanctions. Not only could this prolong conflict in Ukraine, but also it could extend adverse impacts on law-abiding companies, countries, and the global economy. To counter Russia’s attempts to circumvent sanctions, the working group paper makes three recommendations: 1) improve enforcement and eliminate loopholes; 2) establish a better system to collect and share information that …read more
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