Russia’s mind games with Iskander missiles

Russia’s mind games with Iskander missiles

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 February 2018 Russia’s mind games with Iskander missiles The dislocation of the Iskander missile systems in the Kaliningrad Oblast is of major political significance. On the one hand, it is an attempt to put pressure on the West and to...
Real role of the Kaliningrad Fortress

Real role of the Kaliningrad Fortress

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 26 October 2017 Real role of the Kaliningrad Fortress Recently, some Russian military experts have claimed that the Kaliningrad Oblast was very weak as for its usual military capacities. Such a point of view differs from the Western perception of...
Demonstration of Power in Central Asia

Demonstration of Power in Central Asia

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 6 June 2017 Demonstration of Power in Central Asia At the end of May/beginning of June, Russia and its allies held joint anti-terrorism drills near the Afghan border. On one hand, they demonstrated the mobility of the Russian army (air transport...
Nuclear Threats

Nuclear Threats

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 2 May 2017 Nuclear Threats Russia is consequently violating international treaties and is developing the forbidden types of armaments. This proves the determination of Moscow, which is aware of the overwhelming conventional military supremacy of...
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