Don't underestimate Russia's resilience

Photo by Aleksandr Popov on Unsplash
Photo by Aleksandr Popov on Unsplash

Russia has many difficulties due to the war, sanctions and international isolation. But there are important factors that could help president Putin's regime survive for much longer than the West would like and even rebuild its military. Don't count on Russia's weakness or instability, says economist Janis Kluge in a column in The Moscow Times. Instead, plan for the long term: tighten sanctions and increase support for Ukraine.

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