The 1st issue for 2023 of the journal “Russia and the New State of Eurasia” has been published. The issue opens with the article on the search for new promising markets and new partners by the EAEU countries to overcome the consequences of the Western sanctions. As before, considerable attention is paid to Ukraine. The reasons for Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine are analyzed, its first results are summed up. The attention of researchers was also attracted by other countries located in the European part of the post-Soviet space – Moldova and Belarus. The authors focus on the historical policy of Belarus and the systemic crisis in Moldova. The researchers are also interested in the Caspian region. The article published in the issue deals with the economic cooperation of the Caspian countries. Considerable attention is traditionally paid to Central Asia. The authors consider the priorities of Turkmenistan’s foreign policy, Kazakh-Russian relations in the face of the Western sanctions pressure, pension systems of the Central Asian states. As before, the researchers’ attention is focused on the states of the South Caucasus. The authors analyze the coverage of Russia’s policy in the information space of Armenia, the results of the Second Nagorno-Karabakh War, and the economic development of Georgia. The political and socio-economic results of 2022 in Abkhazia are also summed up. Considerable attention is paid to the problems of migration. The researchers investigate the transformation of migration flows from Central Asian countries, the associated difficulties and new opportunities.