The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, March 31, 2022

March 31st, 2022

Top headlines from today’s report: US intelligence says Putin badly misinformed by advisors while UK intel chief says some Russian soldiers are refusing orders; Senior French Intel official fired over Ukraine failures and Putin says natural gas must be paid for in roubles. Let’s get right to the full report today and remember you can always find links to our original sources in the Cipher Brief Daily newsletter. Sign up at