Russia reacts to Trident Juncture 18

Russia reacts to Trident Juncture 18

BALTIC MONITOR Date: 1 November 2018 Russia reacts to Trident Juncture 18 NATO’s military exercises under the code name Trident Juncture 18 are currently being held in Norway. For many years, NATO has not conducted joint manoeuvres on such a scale. This year, 29...
Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess

Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 21 September 2017 Zapad-2017: Too Early to Assess The Zapad-2017 military drills, which took place on nine proving grounds of Belarus and Russia and engaged 12.700 troops, officially ended on September 20, as previously planned. However, it does...
Zapad-2017. When predictions become reality

Zapad-2017. When predictions become reality

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 13 September 2017 Zapad-2017. When predictions become reality The Zapad-2017 military exercise has started in nine proving grounds of Belarus. And, according to some experts (also those of Russia Monitor), it may be noticed that the scope of the...
Zapad-17. Myth Number Two

Zapad-17. Myth Number Two

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 11 September 2017 Zapad-17. Myth Number Two Russian Defence Minister has rebuked his German counterpart Ursula von der Leyen for falsely claiming that more than 100,000 troops will participate in the upcoming Zapad-2017 military drills. According...
Who’s Afraid of Zapad 2017

Who’s Afraid of Zapad 2017

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 August 2017 Who’s Afraid of Zapad 2017 It is not Poland, neither the Baltic states nor Belarus. However, the Zapad 2017 military exercise can be a threat to Ukraine. Russian battalions’ presence in Belarus may mean that the North Front...
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