The West thought it would destroy Russia’s economy with ‘sanctions from hell,’ here’s why the plan failed

“Every cloud has

The economic hybrid war was supposed to bend Moscow to the will of the US and its allies, but it seems they overplayed their hand.

“Every cloud has a silver lining,” is a familiar line of reassurance, and Russian President Vladimir Putin reached for it, recently, as he commented on the slew of sanctions imposed on Moscow by the West and its allies in recent years. They are  “a powerful step towards greater economic and financial sovereignty, which is crucial,” he ventured.

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