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How the rest of the world is denting Russia’s economic armor
Feb 28, 2022

How the rest of the world is denting Russia’s economic armor

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Also today: Russian banks were cut off from the SWIFT interbank messaging system, a move that nullifies those banks' abilities to execute transactions. We spoke to Emily Kilcrease, a senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security about the toll that will take on Russia as a whole.

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How Russia could feel the sting of being excluded from SWIFT

Feb 28, 2022
Being cut off from the SWIFT system means Russian banks can't legally or efficiently execute transactions.
A protester holds a placard during a rally against Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at Place de la Republique in Paris, on Febr. 26, 2022.
GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP via Getty Images

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