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;...
Putin Threatens with Nuclear Triad

Putin Threatens with Nuclear Triad

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 29 October 2017 Putin Threatens with Nuclear Triad Russia has recently conducted annual exercises of its strategic nuclear forces. The drills took place at night, which was a novelty in comparison to their previous editions. Also the personal...
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...
Warsaw Institute on Bucharest Security Conference

Warsaw Institute on Bucharest Security Conference

NEWS Date: 28 September 2017 Warsaw Institute on Bucharest Security Conference The National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA) organized, between 28 – 30 September 2017, the second edition of the Bucharest Security Conference (BSC)....
The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO

The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO

RUSSIA MONITOR Date: 23 September 2017 The S-400 Hits the Southern Flank of NATO The agreement on the purchase of the S-400 system is yet another sign for better relations between Russia and Turkey. Once issues of Syria and energy sector were discussed, now it is time...
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