Analyzing Russian Economic Data

– Russian economy in Q1 2023 by the numbers
– Which industries are declining and which are growing?
– Total price tag for the war?
– Cost of occupation of Donetsk, Lugansk, etc.?
– Russian Central Bank holds interest rates steady
– Zelenksy’s call with Xi
– Wagner mass grave discovered in Russia
– The drone attacks in Crimea
– Russian partisan sabotage of rail infrastructure

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