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Chart of the Week: EU Officials and Economists Disagree Over Sanctioning Russian Natural Gas

EU economists are largely optimistic about the effects of sanctioning Russian natural gas, while EU officials are less keen.

Five International Journalists Explain How the War in Ukraine Is Playing Out Globally

The 2022 class of the Stigler Center’s Journalists in Residence program offer their thoughts regarding the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Delayed Ceasefire In Ukraine Could Worsen Severe Hunger For Nigerians

Three months ago, Russia invaded Ukraine. With the continued warfare, the world—only just recovering from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic—has...

How to Optimize Russian Sanctions

Q&A with authors of a new paper aids the understanding of the difference between targeted and comprehensive sanctions, as well as their...

Chart of the Week: Two-thirds of Germans Support Russian Energy Embargo

A new survey of German citizens reveals the steps they'd support to help Ukrainians and punish Russia.

Kyiv Independent Editor-in-Chief: “Leaving Ukraine is the Last Thing I Would Want To Do”

The editor-in-chief of the Kyiv Independent speaks with FT journalist Edward Luce in an exclusive video interview covering the challenges of her...

Chart of the week: US Economists on a Total Russian Oil Ban

US economists surveyed by Chicago Booth's Initiative on Global Markets shows that most agree that a total ban on Russian oil imports...

Gabriel Zucman: “I’m a Bit Skeptical That Freezing the Assets of a Few Dozen Oligarchs Can Be Highly Effective”

60 percent of the wealth of Russia’s richest 0.01 percent are held offshore. UC Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman explains why blanket sanctions, of...

Chart of the Week: Most News in Russia is Government-Owned or Influenced

Of 3.9 million Russian news articles studied, 77 percent were from either a government-owned or government-influenced outlet.

The Impact of Economic Sanctions on Russia

Normally, economic sanctions are largely a symbolic criticism of a country’s actions and nothing more. This time it’s different, but they will...

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