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Russia/Ukraine – Energy sanctions can prevent a new Russian offensive in Ukraine (Atlantic Council)

Ariel Cohen and David Pasmanik

A major Russian military buildup on the border with Ukraine has recently sparked fears of a potentially dramatic escalation in the simmering seven-year conflict between the two countries. Although tensions have eased somewhat following Moscow’s April 22 announcement of troop withdrawals, the threat of a new Russian offensive remains.

Energy sanctions can prevent a new Russian offensive in Ukraine