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Military/Security Articles on Russia

Islamic State Continues to Gain Influence in Southern Russia

April 29, 2016

Karachaevo-Cherkessia, a mountainous republic in the northwestern Caucasus, has long been out of the news when it comes to attacks by the armed Islamist underground movement against government forces. Russia’s security services...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Kabardino-Balkaria’s Governor Says Militants Returning From Syria Represent Real Threat

April 28, 2016

In Kabardino-Balkaria, as in other republics of the North Caucasus, public debate intensifies from time to time regarding republican residents going off to fight in the Syrian civil war on the side of the rebels. But at the same...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Middle East, Syria

Fortress Russia: Pushing Foreigners Back

April 28, 2016

This week marked the 30th anniversary of the April 26, 1986, Chernobyl reactor meltdown—a nuclear disaster that saturated northern Ukraine, southern Belarus and parts of western Russia with radioactivity in the worst fallout in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Russia

Putin’s Secret Force Multiplier: Special Operations Forces

April 26, 2016

One in three questions posed to President Vladimir Putin during his recent annual live phone-in show covered issues of national security. Public interest in events in Donbas has apparently shrunk substantially, and the only...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Russia

Kaliningrad as a ‘New Ideological Battlefield’ Between Russia and the West

April 25, 2016

On April 12, Igor Nikolaychuk, the head of the Department of Regional Security Problems at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, traveled to Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad, where he proclaimed that the oblast would...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Russia

Murder of Chechen in Turkey Just Latest in Series of Apparent Russian Killings Abroad

April 21, 2016

According to open media sources, over the past five years, five representatives of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria and the Caucasus Emirate have been killed in Turkey. All five were actively involved in the ongoing armed...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Turkey

Russian Jets Fly Close to US Ship and Recon Aircraft Over Baltic Sea

April 21, 2016

Last week (April 12), two Russian Su-24 bombers closely overflew the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook, in the Baltic Sea, in international airspace. The incident happened relatively close to the Baltiysk naval base, in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Baltics, Russia

Resistance to Re-Imposition of Russian Draft in North Caucasus Growing

April 19, 2016

No region of the Russian Federation has a greater number of young men who could qualify to serve in the Russian military than does the North Caucasus, the combined result of rapid demographic growth and the absence of a Russian...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

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