Thanks for asking, Adam, I would be delighted to take that question.

1/ REAL sanctions. Not the kind of sanctions when you can still buy a BMW in Moscow, and when Procter & Gamble, Nestle and Oriflame spend millions on advertisement on Russian pseudomedia. Real sanctions.
2/ periodic toughening the sanctions. "For every three months Russia doesn't end its war in Ukraine / return Crimea / apologise for shooting down MH17 / admit responsibility for the murder of Litvinenko, Magnitsky, Skripal, Khangoshvili, we do X."
3/ treating the regime like the criminals that they are. That means no "dialogue", because we do not have dialogue with mass murderers and criminals, with Assad or Kim. Stripping them of the legitimacy that other leaders of normal countries deserve. They don't deserve it.
That obviously goes for all the representatives of the criminal regime, not just Putin and Lavrov and others. Every third secretary of Kremlin's embassy in every democratic country has to be treated like an ambassador of mass murderers and criminals.
4/ stopping the influx of dirty money that the criminal regime in the Kremlin stole from the Russian people and that they use to buy villas in Italy and pay for schools in England and France. Investigations, confiscations, punishing money laundering. End of NordStream, of course
5/ listening to the advice of people who had been warning about this for years, and who have presented the policy measures gazillion times already: @edwardlucas @Kasparov63 @KeirGiles @vkaramurza and many others
I am sure this would be a brilliant start, and unlike the current trajectory, it wouldn't lead to more cases of what we saw in Abkhazia, Crimea, Ukraine, Syria, with Litvinenko, Skripal, Nemtsov and Magnitsky. And at least we would make it clear that we stand for some values /END

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