Sanctioning Russia is not a game-changer

By The Canberra Times
February 23 2022 - 6:30pm
Scott Morrison may have surprised Vladimir Putin by calling him a thug. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong.

While the alacrity with which the west, including Australia, has announced significant sanctions on Russia following its recognition of two breakaway Ukrainian "people's republics" is welcome, the reality is they won't end this nascent conflict on their own.

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