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Russia Readies New Economic Relief. Will It Be Enough?

A.M. Edition for May 4. Russia is assembling a new economic relief package to try to limit the effect of Western sanctions. The package reportedly includes an increase in payments to pensioners and bailouts of struggling businesses—a sign Moscow still has deep pockets to help weather disruptions to its wartime economy. WSJ reporter Alexander Osipovich says that despite the measures, Russians are still facing hard times as the impact of the sanctions sinks in over the coming months. Luke Vargas hosts. 

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