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Report: Biden Officials Are Privately Concerned Russian Sanctions Are Backfiring

HeadlineJun 15, 2022

Some Biden administration officials are now privately expressing concern that Western sanctions on Russia may be backfiring. That’s according to a report in Bloomberg which says the officials fear the sanctions are “exacerbating inflation, worsening food insecurity and punishing ordinary Russians more than Putin or his allies.”

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