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Western sanctions are only strengthening Putin’s grip on power

Alexeev, Sergey (2022) Western sanctions are only strengthening Putin’s grip on power. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (11 May 2022). Blog Entry.

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Russia has been hit by an unprecedented package of sanctions following its invasion of Ukraine. Sergey Alexeev argues that the current sanctions are only likely to push the country further toward authoritarianism. He suggests that economic transition theories could be used to better optimise sanctions and help foster democratic alternatives.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2022 14:18
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2022 14:18

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