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Will Russian Oligarchs Turn on Putin After Ukraine Sanctions?

Russian oligarchs have been sanctioned - a punishment by Western countries who have targeted Vladimir Putin's mega-rich friends and allies in the hopes they can influence him enough to stop the conflict. But can these sanctions really make a difference? Nexus speaks to Sergei Markov, Vladimir Putin’s former Spokesman who says Russia will not bow to outside pressure. Adam Smith, a lawyer and former adviser to the U.S. Treasury Department says sanctions are only as strong as the weakest link. But Anna Matveeva is a Russian Affairs analyst who thinks oligarchs have minimal influence! And Elisabeth Schimpfössl, the Author of ‘Rich Russians: from oligarchs to Bourgeoisie’ believes sanctions are hurting Russia's wealthy

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Iran - Under sanctions | Off The Grid | Documentary

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Turkey’s Border Security: Trump hails Turkey-Syria border agreement

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Iran: Life Under Sanctions in 2020 - Documentary

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Pompeo warns any arm sales to Iran will lead to sanctions

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Inflation 2022 - Why it's not what you think

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UK’s plan to deport ‘illegal migrants’ to Rwanda explained

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Queen Elizabeth Jubilee - longest reign ever?!

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Wagner Group: Russia Mercenaries in Ukraine

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Ukraine's Foreign Fighters Explained

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Russia v Ukraine: Who’s got the best weapons?

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Ukraine's far-Right Mariupol Defenders 'Azov Battalion' Explained

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'Nowhere to hide' The west seizes assets of oligarchs

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