Harsh US-EU Sanctions on Russia Damage Diplomatic Prospects

Michael Shank, Ph.D., associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation and adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses the current crisis in Ukraine, the harsh US and EU sanctions on Russia and the ongoing investigation of the downed MH17 flight.  Shank examines the negative impacts of the sanctions, Putin’s potential response, and Washington’s industry interests. Video courtesy of CCTV.