As the war in Ukraine grinds on, a look at the economic battlefield and how the conflict might permanently reshape the global economy. Diane talks to Sebastian Mallaby, senior fellow for international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations.
It has now been a little over a week since Russian forces invaded Ukraine. And it is safe to say things have not gone according to Vladimir Putin’s plan.
The international community united around harsh economic sanctions. Corporations have severed ties with Russia. And the Ukrainian army – along with the Ukrainian people — have proven more effective at defending their country than anyone had anticipated.
But now it seems the conflict is entering a new phase, one in which Russia is turning its firepower on civilian targets.
Shane Harris is reporter at the Washington Post who covers intelligence and national security. Diane talked to him on Thursday afternoon about where the conflict stands, and what could happen next.
- Shane Harris Intelligence and national security reporter, Washington Post
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