Don’t get too excited about the sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on Russian oligarchs yesterday. First of all, only seven of them were sanctioned, along with 17 “top government officials,” according to the New York Times. That’s really going to hurt them! Seven rich guys and a bunch of political hacks.
Imposing sanctions on Russians in April of 2018 is a little bit like closing the door of the chicken coop with the fox inside. Let’s have a look at what was going on two years ago, in April of 2016, shall we? Let’s see . . . …read more