Russia Sanctions: How is the Most Sanctioned Nation in World Coping with the Measures?

Russia Sanctions: How is the Most Sanctioned Nation in World Coping with the Measures?

ByAnshika Mishra

Mar 14, 2022 Economic Sactions, Russia, Russia Ukraine war

The Lack of Information and Reliable Media

The utter destruction of Ukraine cannot be seen by the people whose country is causing it. Most Russians depend on the state-run media to get information that only presents Putin’s messagea military operation welcomed by Ukrainians and sanitized for Russian consumption.”

The Backlash Against Sports and Art

After Russia’s invasion last week, there has been a global backlash against sports and the arts. But do these restrictions matter to Russians who are now considering their future as Western airspaces close, their currency declines, and censorship intensifies?

Skyrocketing Price of Basic Necessities in Russia

In February, cereal and sugar prices were already about 20% higher than a year ago. According to the Russian state news agency Tass, some retailers have agreed to limit price increases on some staples to 5%. However, others restrict the number of basic items a customer can purchase, like flour, sugar, and oil.

Russia: The Feeling of Powerlessness

But how much will Russians be affected by being cut off from sport and culture?

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