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The ongoing militarisation of the Russian state raises questions about its long-term consequences.
The regional elections illustrate the evolution of the socio-political situation in Russia, which has taken on its final shape following the annexation of Crimea.
The problems with Russian gas have further increased concerns about the security of supplies.
A precedent: the EU recognises the right of Russia to influence the shape of EU relations with the countries of the former USSR.
Moscow is preparing itself for the ‘long game’ in gas with its European partners.
The agreement won't bring an end to the conflict. Its vague and general provisions allow a great deal of flexibility in its interpretation by both parties.
The Kremlin’s decision to launch a direct military intervention was apparently a reaction to the threat of the collapse of the so-called People's Republics.