Letter From the Editors

FEATURED NEWS STORIES

Russia Pivots to Politics in Ukraine War (Read an article from this feature online for FREE)

West Debates Ukraine War: Arrows or Olive Branch?

THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Politics

Why Technological Sovereignty Is Important for Russia
Tech Development Rep: Technological Sovereignty a Top Priority for Russia in Light of Sanctions

The Economy

Working Days
Russian Industry, Ruble Doing Well Despite Western Sanctions, Putin Says in Meeting With Cabinet

The Media

Bad News for Me Is Good News for Russia
Soldatov: Kremlin’s Persecution of Journalists Shows Independent News Still Getting Through to Public

OTHER POST-SOVIET STATES

Interstate Relations

CSTO Speeds Up
CSTO Assembly Seeks Easier Troop Deployments, Possibly Including to Postwar Ukraine

Georgia

Tbilisi Accuses European Parliamentarians of Meddling in Georgia’s Affairs
Dispute Erupts Between Ruling Georgian Dream Coalition, Saakashvili’s Allies in Brussels

Kazakhstan

Plebiscite Brings Yelbasy Issue to a Close
Constitutional Referendum Limits Powers of Former, Current Presidents

Tokayev Promises Not to Reset Office Terms
Tokayev Touts Constitutional Reforms, Rooting Out Causes of Winter Unrest

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

World Politics

‘Universe-Scale Threat’
Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Montenegro Close Airspace to FM Lavrov’s Flight to Serbia

Foreign Economic Relations

Europe to Suffocate Without Turkmen Gas
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan Meet to Discuss Ramping Up Gas Deliveries to Europe