For Russia to some how be able to reverse this , it urgently needs to focus more on downsizing and cleaning its dirty underbelly i.e. the Caucasus, rather than adding more to its burden. The Caucasus has always been Russia's untamed Wild West. And it remains so to this day. Unfortunately , the method used to neutralise it has always been the excessive use of force, to no avail.
Russia is declining . And this government has a lot to answer for