Letter From the Editors
No Hope for Peace in the Ukrainian East? Is Russia Too Much in Rogue These Days?
FEATURED NEWS STORIES
THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
The Crisis Is Just Beginning
Latynina: As Effects of Economic Hardship Intensify across Russia, so Does Risk of Popular Uprising
Igor Shuvalor Surprises Economists in Davos
Izvestia: Deputy PM Blames Sanctions, Not Personal or Systemic Failures, for Poor Economic Outlook
‘Your Money or Your Life’: Peculiarities of Anticrisis Propaganda in Russia
Belousov: Kremlin Propaganda Attempting to Distract Public from Economic Woes With Security Fears
Lunar Exploration May Be Delayed
Experts Express Reservations About Feasibility of Russia’s Lunar Exploration Ambitions
OTHER POST-SOVIET STATES
Baku, Washington Approach Red Line
Mamedov: Baku Taking More Strident Tone to US Criticism of Azerbaijan’s Civil Rights Record
An Interesting Martial Law
Khalip: Minsk Amends Law on Martial Law to Protect Lukashenko From Kremlin’s ‘Little Green Men’
Russia Cuts off Transnistria’s Allowance
Ivzhenko: Is Moscow Turning Its Back on Transnistria to Focus More Attention on the Crimea?
Who Is Politicizing Auschwitz and Why?
Nikiforov: Polish FM’s Comment That Ukrainians Liberated Auschwitz an Attempt to Belittle Russia
Evolution for Moscow’s Afghan Policy
Nessar: Once a Symbol of Limited Cooperation with West, Afghanistan Now Represents Struggle for Influence in Central Asia
The Last Will Be First?
Lukyanov: New Leftist Leaders Clash With Europe’s Far Right; Is This a New Political Model for EU?
Why Is Kim Jong Un Headed to Moscow?
Lankov: Moscow’s Victory Day Parade a Curious Choice for Kim Jong Un’s Diplomatic Debut