April Sanctions: Implications for the Russian Economy

Yury Zaitsev – Senior Research fellow of the of Foreign Trade Department, Institute for Applied Economic Studies, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On 6 April 2018 the United States imposed new round of sanctions against 15 Russian companies and 26 businessmen and public officials. Such a wave of sanctions creates problems for the entire Russian economy.

Key words: sanctions, Russian markets reaction to sanctions, Russian economy reaction to sanctions, countersanctions, RUSAL JSC.