So, is Russia Thriving or Imploding? Medias Show Polarizing Headlines

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A Refresher on Sanctions & their Impacts on the Russian Economy The Ukraine and Russia war began on February 24. Almost 6 months have passed, with no end in sight. The war has ballooned into a global crisis, leading to volatile energy and food prices. While not directly intervening militarily, the West has supported Ukraine financially and militarily and imposed economic sanctions on Russia. The initial line of thought was to cripple Russia’s war chest until it could not continue its war efforts in Ukraine. However, the war has become a quagmire, and some are doubtful about the effectiveness of the…...

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Sam Warain I am half Filipino/half Sri Lankan and living in Tokyo, Japan. After spending a few years in MBB consulting firm, I moved to an AI Start-Up in Tokyo at an early stage (Series A). We successfully had an IPO at $1bn valuation on the Growth Index in Japan. Currently, I transitioned to a COO role at another AI firm specifically providing services to the manufacturing industry. I have a Newsletter called "Inflated World" sharing personal anecdotes of people experiencing inflation worldwide, especially developing countries. Please consider subscribing.