Russia is preparing to mobilize the economy for a protracted war

The economic war between Russia and the West over Ukraine is unabated. Military Support Bills Will Tighten Business Control as Moscow Seeks to Resist Sanctions Pressure

Russia will give the state more control over private businesses and workers to put the economy on a stronger footing, signaling that the country is preparing for a long struggle amid a Western-imposed economic blockade over the SVO in Ukraine.