Russia Threatens Economic Sanctions Against Turkey

Russia Threatens Economic Sanctions Against TurkeyRussia is threatening retaliatory sanctions that could cost both it and Turkey hundreds of millions — if not billions — of dollars in trade and joint projects. On Thursday, Russia announced it would be imposing economic “response measures” against Turkey. Prime minister Dmitry Medvedev said his government was developing sanctions that would hit Turkish interests across Russia’s economy, which could include a trade embargo, limiting investments, shutting down tourism and transportation links, as well as suspending major joint construction projects.

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