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What Exactly Are Economic Sanctions?

Assistant Professor Peter Beattie, Lecturer, Global Political Economy & Political Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong

22-Mar-22 15:00

What Exactly Are Economic Sanctions?

Economic sanctions. We’ve been hearing this term a lot recently, especially with relation to the Russia-Ukraine crisis. We know that countries are throwing sanctions at Russia in an effort to stop their invasion of Ukraine. But what exactly are sanctions? And how do they work?

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