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A SWIFT Introduction: SWIFT, Sanctions, and Economic Warfare

by Lauralee Dhabhar, on Apr 1, 2022 11:20:13 AM

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has reset the international financial stage. In addition to a slew of hefty sanctions on individuals and banks, Russia has also been partially banned from SWIFT. This set of sanctions is unprecedented: but what do they really mean? This week, Strategic Communications Manager Kristina Drye led viewers through the evolution of sanctions, their strengths and weaknesses, and why the actions taken against Russia are unprecedented. Please enjoy the full presentation below.

SWIFT IMAGE by Sergei Elagin/

For more insight on the complex world of sanctions and economic warfare, check out the following resources.

What is SWIFT? And Why is it a Big Deal?

Treasury's War by Juan Zarate

The Economic Weapon by Nicholas Mulder

The Art of Sanctions by Richard Nephew

Tracking Sanctions Against Russia

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