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Worthless currency, shortages and international pariah

AMSTERDAM – Empty shelves, closed shops, a collapsed ruble, frozen foreign reserves: Russia is increasingly becoming a pariah on the world stage due to international sanctions. Not only politically, but also economically. That affects the ordinary Russian. “In two weeks, Russia will go back thirty years in time.”