- Jul 21, 2019
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The sanctions have hit Russia so hard that the government is implementing life-threatening measures such as this one, because they can't import components such as airbags:
It would be especially difficult for Russian companies to replace foreign technology products and microchips, Ms Shagina added. Russia’s efforts to copy banned social media platforms have been met with ridicule, while sanctions have sent the car industry back to the 1980s, with new cars no longer legally obliged to have airbags, which cannot now be imported from the west.