Economy

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Sanctions on Moscow have hurt European economies while Russia’s has GROWN – and have only encouraged Putin to form stronger ties with China and be more aggressive towards the West

Experts said Europe is ‘shooting itself in the foot’ with current sanctions strategy. They warned Russia is developing considerable resilience to sanctions regimes

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Ukraine’s Economy Will, Ultimately, Lose It the War

In his recent article on attritional warfare, Alex Vershinin at the Royal United Services Institute remarked that ‘war is won by economies, not armies’. Put another way, the country that can outspend its rival in military endeavour will ultimately prevail.

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Western banks warn of risks in EU plan to grab Russian assets, sources say

LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) – Some western banks are lobbying against EU proposals to redistribute billions of euros in interest earned on frozen Russian assets, senior industry sources said, fearing it could lead to costly litigation. European Union leaders on […]

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Germany’s Days as an Industrial Superpower Are Coming to an End

As political paralysis grips Berlin, the energy crisis was the final blow for a growing number of manufacturers

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OUTLOOK 2024 Russia

Russia’s economy defied all expectations in 2023 by not only not collapsing but by being the fastest growing country in Europe by the end of 2023.

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Russian sanctions boomerang effect means a year of stagnation for Europe in 2024

The boomerang effect of the Russian sanctions on the EU member states is having a mixed impact. Germany, France and Italy are worst affected as the pain from the changes in energy and input supplies impact their economies, dragging them down into recession, while the less dependent on Russia like Spain and Portugal are already showing signs of recovery, according to ING analysis.

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Nord Stream And Germany’s Shrinking Economy

Has Biden’s pipeline sabotage led to the rise of the German right?

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LONG READ: The boomerang effect: sanctions hurt Europe more than Russia

The boomerang effect: sanctions are hurting the West more than Russia.

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Russia’s Key Economic Sectors Shrug Off Sanctions

Russia’s third quarter growth hits 5.5%, outpacing estimates. Recovery shows limits of sanctions to punish Moscow over war

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Demographic disaster: Ukraine’s biggest post-war threat

The threat of a demographic crisis has been building in Ukraine for a while but Russia’s full-scale invasion has pushed it to the breaking point.