Russia’s security service, the FSB, on Wednesday arrested Evan Gershkovich, an American Wall Street Journal reporter on espionage charges. Gershkovich had extensively reported on Russia, including on the deterioration of the country’s economy.
I expect Russia’s economy to be doing quite well, regardless of “sanctions”. They are on a war time footing with expanded production of all types of goods, especially war related.
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