Grading the effectiveness of sanctions on Russia. : The Indicator from Planet Money On a scale of 1 to 10, how effective are the sanctions on Russia? Today on the show, we're grading the hodgepodge of sanctions aimed at persuading Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine.

Russia's sanctions, graded

Russia's sanctions, graded

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Protest against Russia's invasion of Ukraine after Britain imposed a biting package of sanctions on Russia. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protest against Russia's invasion of Ukraine after Britain imposed a biting package of sanctions on Russia.

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From vodka to oil, from caviar to oligarchs, countries have enacted a wide variety of sanctions on Russia. The end goal? To persuade Putin to withdraw troops from Ukraine.

But the effectiveness of these sanctions are varied and highly debated. Today on The Indicator, we're giving them a grade.

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