JohnRawls wrote:Russia GDP is -10 to -20 percent this year. We have cut off most technological exports to Russia and especially semiconductors. China is not willing to help and suffer secondary sanctions. In the economic sense we got them where we wanted them. Also without EU and US parts they can't really produce modern weapons including tanks and apcs funnily enough. I think that we did a good job.
But but but the (heavily controlled and manipulated) rouble!
NATO is stating they expect the current lines to basically remain static for the next couple of weeks. Which, is a massive embarrassment for Igor's Russia.
Where's the collapse he keeps talking about?