Are sanctions on Russia working? – Channel 4 News

Nearly six months into the war in Ukraine, the conflict shows no signs of easing.

But as always, the fight has had unforeseen consequences.

Sanctions on Russia were expected to strangle the country’s economy and starve its war machine of funds.

While the oligarchs may be feeling the pinch, the West has found it has very few alternatives to Russian oil and gas to heat homes and keep businesses running.

And as energy prices soar, Russia is seeing its revenues do the same.

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