Sanctions hurt Russia, but still far from changing minds -Reuters

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An analysis of the sanctions regime levied against Russia because of the Ukraine crisis. As the title suggests, the article argues that sanctions will not force Moscow to change its policies any time soon: “two more years of these sorts of sanctions will be rough but not impossible for Russia…” and that is with oil prices staying low.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/04/us-investment-russia-sanctions-analysis-idUSKBN0L80W720150204