It is now clear the main thing that President Putin and his Russia have and will do in 2023 in response to new issues in Ukraine and globally is one thing mainly.
Deepen ties with Iran:
The above breaks things down professionally. Clearly. Calmly. Accurately.
Middle East, East and global allies should focus much effort into stopping Iran-Putin relations.
Closing sanction loopholes, stop drones getting to Europe and stopping their nuclear weapons.
The international sanctions on Iran worked. Similar but stronger ones needed for Putin’s Russia.