A global pandemic. Food and commodity price shocks. And now a war in Ukraine. Governments around the world have a lot to cope with as they are hit with one problem after another.
And Russia is in focus after it invaded Ukraine on February 24. The most extreme sanctions ever have been unrolled to cut the Kremlin off from the funds it is using to finance its war machine, while Ukraine is battling to keep its head above water.
bne IntelliNews' editor-in-chief Ben Aris talks to Sergei Guriev, a former top economics advisor to the Kremlin from Moscow's New Economic School, but now living in self-imposed exile as a professor in Paris after his liberty was threatened by Russia's Investigation Committee.
Ben Aris, editor-in-chief, bne IntelliNews
Sergei Guriev, Professor of Economics at France’s Institut d'Études Politiques (Sciences Po) and former EBRD chief economist.
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