The future points of friction in the Russian sphere of influence.
An insightful interactive map on the dependencies, points of friction and potential conflict areas between Russia and the West, by the French newspaper Le Monde. Putin made the Russian minorities in neighboring states a central part of his foreign policy. The series of maps gives you a wider view on future problem areas. It clarifies the economic, political and military ties in the Russian sphere of influence and the overlapping Western sphere of influence.