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Sanctions on Russian energy will hit hard but hurt West too, UK lawmakers hear

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 07 Mar 2022 15:05
  • 07 Mar 2022 15:05
Targeting Russia’s energy exports would be more powerful than existing sanctions but would also cause some pain to western countries, compliance and sanctions experts told UK lawmakers today.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which began on Feb. 24, prompted western powers to impose a wide range of sanctions that have cut off

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Fiona Maxwell

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Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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