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Alexei Navalny: will the West stand up to Russia? | The Economist

Alexei Navalny’s hunger strike has prompted widespread international support. Vladimir Putin has warned that any country meddling in Russia’s affairs will “regret their actions”. How should the West respond to a tyrant like Putin?

00:00 - What’s happening in Russia?
00:54 - What does Navalny represent for Russia?
01:36 - How should America respond?
03:08 - Do sanctions work?
05:30 - Why were troops sent to the Ukranian border?
07:20 - What if Russia tries to annex more of Ukraine?

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