Funding & Fighting – Ukraine & Russia: The Economic Imperative (The Russian Invasion of Ukraine #276)

Europe Between East And West

With no end in sight to the Ukraine-Russia War, one of the questions that has begun to loom over both sides is how long each can afford to keep fighting and funding the war. Money matters just as much as soldiers and weaponry. War is as much a financial endeavor as a military one. Usually when military analysts talk about a war of attrition, they are alluding to the battlefield. That can be equally true with economics. A nation cannot fight a modern war without an economic foundation. Keeping that foundation intact, especially when the fighting is taking place inside your country is extremely difficult. This is especially true when it comes to a large war. This puts Ukraine at a major economic disadvantage, but the war has also strained Russia’s economy. Whichever side can manage their economic challenges better stands an excellent chance of winning the war.

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