The Effect of Western Sanctions: A View from Ukraine
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Since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, Western governments have adopted several packages of economic sanctions in an attempt to diminish the resources available to the Russian (and Belarusian) regimes. But the question of whether the sanctions are producing the intended results – in terms of economic isolation, political opposition, social instability – remains to be seen. The Ukrainian Institute of the Future, a leading Ukrainian think tank, will analyze the measure that have taken to date and whether other so-called “neutral” nations can be persuaded to join the list of countries imposing sanctions on Russia.
The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange. Read more