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America's new nuclear option

4 monthes ago   |   By RT

Washington mulling some of the harshest sanctions ever proposed
A new bill before the US Senate that would introduce unprecedented new sanctions against Russia, as well as against top officials including President Vladimir Putin, has soured security negotiations between Moscow and Washington.
At present, the measures have been mooted as a potential response to any invasion of Ukraine but, if imposed, they would have a dramatic effect on the Russian economy. While businesses are wary of ‘geopolitical risks,' so far the markets have exercised restraint. Indeed, avoiding panic is the right...
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