Russia’s Economy Holds for Now-But That Could Change
By Esther Fultz
Economies are volatile, especially when international conflict is involved. A country’s economic condition depends heavily on its political environment, which is influenced by various factors and can change overnight. One country of particular economic interest recently is Russia, which invaded Ukraine last February and has faced economic sanctions from countries in the west since.
Economically, Russia is heavily reliant on the energy sector, as a leader in both oil and ...