Ukraine-Russia: Vladimir Putin can strike back after being hit by sanctions

The West needs to tread carefully with its sanctions on Russia.

The wishful thinking has begun. Core Europe is already persuading itself that Vladimir Putin will be sated with Donetsk and Luhansk, allowing European companies to keep selling Gucci bags and BMWs to Russia in exchange for commodities – after a stern lecture on international law, of course. The US, UK, and Poland have reached the opposite conclusion, strongly suspecting that the military occupation of the Donbas is the springboard for a full invasion of Ukraine.

Source: Ukraine-Russia: Vladimir Putin can strike back after being hit by sanctions

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