US - Russian relations; how the embargo is affecting trade and the economy.
All these were done as part of an action to prevent further escalation of the crisis in Ukraine5.As stated earlier, several countries and regions including the U.S, EU and Japan placed sanctions on Russia following its actions in Ukraine. Several countries including Albania, Canada, Moldovia, Australia, Switzerland and Montenegro followed suit6. However, the effects of the U.S sanctions on Russia are different to those of the other countries and also similar in other aspects7. These differences