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OPINION: Sanctioning Russia’s diamond trade would be a blow to Putin’s oligarchs – by Ian Smillie (Globe and Mail – March 10, 2022)

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/ Ian Smillie, a leader in the campaign to end blood diamonds, is the author of Blood on the Stone: Greed Corruption and War in the Global Diamond Trade and Diamonds. The increasingly tough economic sanctions placed on Russia and its oligarchs are designed to send powerful messages to President Vladimir Putin about the barbaric …

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