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April 14, 2022, Video: "Former Deputy National Security Advisor Meghan O’Sullivan joins Andrea Mitchell to break down what effect a Western boycott of Russian energy suppliers would have on Russia, the war in Ukraine, and the world economy. “Just since the war started, Europe has already sent almost $40 billion to Russia for the sale of its oil and gas and other energy,” says O’Sullivan. A European ban on Russian energy imports “would be very significant in terms of cutting off the sum of the revenues” being used as "blood money" to "finance a war in Ukraine that is morally unsustainable," she explains.  "

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