The EU has just unveiled a punitive ban on oil imports from Russia — but the Ukrainian government is unimpressed.
Their fates and fortunes are tied closely to Vladimir Putin's.
Russia has been transitioning to a market economy. But its war on Ukraine and the sanctions that have followed could turn back the clock.
The British government has threatened to freeze Russian oligarchs’ property in the U.K. if Russia invades Ukraine. Is the threat credible?