Why Does Putin Need War Communism

Why Does Putin Need War Communism

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 24 November 2017 Why Does Putin Need War Communism Domestic war with the “whites”, military intervention of the Western states, war with Poland, economic crisis – once the Bolsheviks had come to power, they had to struggle for...
“Coup” in Lugansk

“Coup” in Lugansk

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 November 2017 “Coup” in Lugansk After a provocation on the so-called “November 5th Revolution”, about which we wrote a dozen or so days ago, the FSB, feeling threatened by the growing strength of competing power...
The Arctic Front

The Arctic Front

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 November 2017 The Arctic Front Russia has been expanding its military capabilities in the Arctic for several years. In December, it will be three years since the Arctic Joint Strategic Command was established on the basis of the Northern Fleet;...
Russia’s Internal Sea?

Russia’s Internal Sea?

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 10 November 2017 Russia’s Internal Sea? Moscow is consistently increasing its military capabilities in the Caspian Sea. Although Russia is only one of its five coastal countries, it seeks to transform the basin into its “internal...
Russian Airborne Throws Its Weight Around

Russian Airborne Throws Its Weight Around

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 7 November 2017 Russian Airborne Throws Its Weight Around By the end of this year, the “attack forces” of the Russian Airborne Troops are expected to increase their potential four times. It means that the offensive capabilities of...
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