A Potemkin-style Landing Operation

A Potemkin-style Landing Operation

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 May 2017 A Potemkin-style Landing Operation The first “shock” units have been established in Russian Airborne Troops (VDV), boasted the command of this military branch, considered as the most elite one in the Armed Forces of the Russian...
One More Area of Confrontation

One More Area of Confrontation

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 May 2017 One More Area of Confrontation Moscow’s attitude to North Korean nuclear crisis is consistent with the strategy of geo-political competition with the US, pursued by Kremlin. This is one more part of the world where Russians refuse to...
Moscow Sends Muslims to Syria

Moscow Sends Muslims to Syria

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 May 2017 Moscow Sends Muslims to Syria Russian government consistently pursues the line adopted half a year ago and sends to Syria, first of all, soldiers who profess Islam. Troops of Muslims from Caucasus have stationed in Aleppo and Palmyra...
Bombers not to Arrive?

Bombers not to Arrive?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 May 2017 Bombers not to Arrive? Modernisation of the “atomic” part of the air force was to be one of the key elements of the ambitious modernisation plan of the military forces of the Russian Federation initiated a few years ago. However, like...
Ukraine 2018

Ukraine 2018

THE WARSAW INSTITUTE REVIEW Date: 21 May 2017    Author: Jan Gajewski Ukraine 2018 Political life in Ukraine in the coming months will be determined by the election calendar and the international situation, and above all Russia’s relations with the West. In...