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RSC Editorial
April 25, 2014

The UK should take the lead when it comes to sanctioning Russia

Dr. Andrew Foxall

Originally published on Conservative Home

“If the UK were to take the lead on Western sanctions against Russia, the UK’s economy could profit considerably. But the West evidently does not have the stomach, nor the stamina, to implement meaningful sanctions. Or so say the sceptics of sanctions who claim they could only ever be symbolic. Advocates of sanctions in a bid to stop Russian aggression, on the other hand, argue they have changed the Kremlin’s behaviour. The first two rounds of sanctions have come and gone, and yet nothing has changed.”

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Dr. Andrew Foxall

About Dr. Andrew Foxall

Dr Andrew Foxall is Director of Research and Director of the Russia and Eurasia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society. His research focuses on economic, political and security trends in Russia and the Former Soviet Union.

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