Ep 1708: Russia immune to Western sanctions with the help of their friends

Economist Constantin Gurdgiev talks to Eamon about the economic impact of Putin's war in Ukraine, the effect of the West's sanctions on the Russian economy, and what the long term effects may be. Constantin is an  Economist and  Associate Professor in  Finance at Monfort College of Business in the University of Northern Colorado and  Adjunct Assistant Professor at Trinity Business School in Trinity College Dublin.

Published: 25/04/2023

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