The latest sanctions was announced on Monday. It targets several government officials and companies with ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin. More than a dozen energy, transportation and finance institutions are under fire. They will no longer have access to American high-tech exports. White House officials have said previous sanctions have not prompted Russia to change course, and they are not sure if this time will work, either.
Ray Zucaro, Managing Principal at, SW Asset Management and Agnia Grigas author of “The Politics of Energy and Memory between the Baltic States and Russia” discuss whether this new attempt might work or not.