Is Russia prepared for an economic crisis?: Development expert Natalia Zubarevich on how sanctions will affect ordinary Russians — and what tools the government has to soften the blow


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There's no doubt that the sanctions passed against Russia by the U.S., the EU, and others will have an enormous effect on Russia's economy, while the exodus of international companies from the Russian market will have a significant impact on the country's employment rate. To get a sense of how these changes will affect people's lives, Meduza spoke to Natalia Zubarevich, an economist and geographer who has spent her career studying economic development and its distribution in Russia. Original Article:

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