Bulletin No. 20 (106) 2022


Bulletin No. 20 (106) 2022 

Table of contents 

Withdrawal From Kherson
    September’s Lessons
    The Retreat And Putin’s Position
    Withdrawal And Russian Society

Russia’s Patriotic Camp And The War
    The Official Media Line
    The Realistic Approach
    Ideological Hardliners

Putin’s Friends And Domestic Affairs
    Prigozhin’s Political Plans
    The Kovalchuk Brothers

Peace Talks – A Deceptive Mirage

In Brief
(1) Economic Mobilisation – Only Partial
(2) Gazprom To The Rescue!


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Writing and analysis: Tatiana Stanovaya

Editing: Francis Kirk,  Aliide Naylor


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