The West tried to crush Russia’s economy. Why hasn’t it worked?

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“The time for admiring the challenge is gone,” said Tom Keatinge, director at the Center for Financial Crime and Security Studies of RUSI Europe, an international think tank. “The EU has more levers it can pull than the U.S., considering it’s the world’s largest trading bloc. Raw economics. It’s just a question of how to use this power.”