Why has Moscow given up on its radar station in Kazakhstan, and what is the fate of the sites in Belarus, asks Pavel Luzin?
Yuri Tsarik on the Belarusian leadership’s faults and the role of Russia in the country’s election
Maximilian Hess looks into Russia’s loan offer to Moldova and finds several geopolitical strings attached
Sofya Orlosky on how in the absence of effective state responses, civic groups in Belarus, Russia, and Azerbaijan are tackling the COVID-19 pandemic
Yuri Tsarik on the Belarus-Russia trade cooperation since 2014
Irina Busygina and Mikhail Filippov on the last attempt at pro-Russian integration in the post-Soviet space
Evgeny Troitskiy on the ups and downs of economic integration in the post-Soviet space
Emil Avdaliani on how Abkhazia’s internal problems signal Moscow’s changing tactics towards the unrecognized regions in the former Soviet space
Ivan Preobrazhensky on the “resignation” of Vladislav Surkov and what that means for east Ukraine
Yury Tsarik considers why and how Russia is increasing the pressure on Belarus
Yuri Tsarik reflects on the negotiations held in Sochi on December 6-7. These showed Minsk’s determination to uphold sovereignty, he writes, as well as the Kremlin’s determination to continue its game of “deepening integration”
Part seven of “Russian Media: Moscow and Beyond Calling”: who promotes Moscow’s position in Ukraine?