Ukraine’s Gas Market after the War
The energy sector is among the key sectors affected by Russia’s war against Ukraine. The natural gas infrastructure has suffered less to date from the war than the electricity grid and the petrol supply. But it has been affected by regulations that were put in place before the war. In amending policies and regulations to fit wartime conditions, policymakers should keep in mind that the changes they propose should cause less harm to markets in the future.
Living Off the Grid in Ukraine’s War-Torn Cities
The people of Ukraine have had to adjust to attacks on the telecommunications and electricity infrastructure almost since Russia’s war began, in February 2022. David Kirichenko examines the issue of Russian attacks on the Ukrainian power grid and how Ukraine's government is working to maintain basic services.
Putin Is Burning Through the Country’s Resources But There Is Still a Lot to Burn
Despite war costs and sanctions imposed by the West, Russia's economy has maintained relative stability during the invasion of Ukraine thanks to natural resource revenue. Maxim Trudolyubov explains why this will change as the invasion enters its second year.
Allies’ Critical Infrastructure—And Its Resilience—Are Essential to Deter Authoritarian Rivals
Mark Kennedy and Alex Botting review takeaways from the U.S. Defense Department's 2022 National Defense Strategy, including lessons about critical infrastructure security from learned from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.