When the war in Ukraine began, which Russia calls a ‘special military operation’, the UK, United States and dozens of allied countries began imposing sanctions on Russia.
They included measures such as removing several major Russian banks from the SWIFT payment clearing network, freezing Russian assets in foreign countries, restricting imports of Russian oil and cutting off key exports like high-tech components and microchips.
But it seems Russia is finding ways to adapt, as Sky’s Moscow Correspondent Diana Magnay reports.
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