WWIII is already happening. Russia has been designated as the centre for preserving mankind, although it will have to fight for this role.
The sanctions imposed by the West against Moscow as a response to the annexation of Crimea and the outbreak of the war against Ukraine, are not affecting Russian economy.
According to the Russian statistics office, Russia's economy contracted 3.7% in 2015, the worst economic performance in six years bbc.in/1ZNbnHI, . Russia is in a protracted recession due to the combined effect of the fall in oil prices, sanctions and structural bottlenecks bit.ly/24v7JX3, , politi.co/2fraINs,