Moscow plays the Ossetian card

Moscow plays the Ossetian card

ROMANIA MONITOR Date: 30 January 2018 Moscow plays the Ossetian card Tbilisi announced that it obtained the first part of the American Javelin missile systems. Moscow replied the following day: ratifying the agreement entailing the incorporation of the South Ossetian...
Russian Bridgehead in the Balkans

Russian Bridgehead in the Balkans

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 22 December 2017 Russian Bridgehead in the Balkans Serbia is increasing its portfolio of arms purchases in Russia. The recent visit of President Aleksandar Vučic to Moscow confirmed that Belgrade had explicitly favoured military cooperation with...
Syrian War Is Not Over Yet

Syrian War Is Not Over Yet

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 12 December 2017 Syrian War Is Not Over Yet En route to Egypt, Vladimir Putin stopped in Syria where he declared victory against “terrorists” in Syria and announced a troop withdrawal. His statement constitutes a part of the presidential campaign...
Romania to Reach 2% of GDP Spending on Defense

Romania to Reach 2% of GDP Spending on Defense

ROMANIA MONITOR Date: 28 November 2017 Romania to Reach 2% of GDP Spending on Defense Last years, Romania’s expenditures on defense faced a continuous growth. The need of modernization and borders security looks to have taken national defense commitments to the level...
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