America’s latest weapon designed to punish Russia over its role in Ukraine: Oil
- Published on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 07:34
With American and EU sanctions failing to pinch Russia where it hurts, the American government, with their banker buddies, has found a sure way to hit Russia where it will hurt most – oil. Western countries have been frustrated with the lack of leverage they have to sway Russia away from meddling in the Ukraine. After all, Ukraine is their mess and they should be the only ones allowed to mess it up further. The question is not whether their new weapon will work, but if they have really thought it through. What effects will their meddling in the oil markets have on the rest of the world?
Putin visiting a Rosneft refinery in the Black Sea port of Tuapse in southern Russia Oct. 11, 2013.
Source: Hurriyet Daily News.
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