Punishing Russia, without Triggering WWIII


Despite all Ukraine’s difficulties, the latest the collapse of its ruling coalition, it looks as though the country is winning the war with Russia in terms of international community support. It’s a challenging conflict, and the renewed internal political fight in Kyiv doesn’t bode well for a smooth path to victory. After the downing of the Malaysian Airlines passenger plane on July 17th, Russian President Vladimir Putin is cornered between a rock and a hard place. Yet the current tenor is unlikely to change, unless Russia decides to pursue a major frontal attack. More about recent tendencies you can read in our new report “Punishing Russia, without Triggering WWIII”. The full report could be obtained through subscription at Global Source ( Trial access is available.

Summary of Economic Overview

July 29, 2014