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Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

July 15, 2015 02:00 PM


On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....

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Military/Security Articles on Russia

Like Russia, Chechnya Is Being Increasingly Drawn Into Syrian Conflict

October 8, 2015

Russia officially declared its intentions to intervene in the Syrian civil war only in September, but Moscow has been backing President Bashar al-Assad’s regime since the start of the conflict. Perhaps the most interesting part...

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

With Quickly Growing Russian Involvement, the Decisive Ground Offensive in Syria Begins

October 8, 2015

The Russian state-controlled propaganda machine has been working around the clock to promote the success of Russia’s aerial bombing campaign in Syria, which began on September 30, to a reluctant domestic public. According to the...

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

Minsk Breaks Silence on Russian Airbase Issue

October 7, 2015

As the presidential campaign in Belarus nears its end, the initially marginal issue of a prospective Russian airbase on Belarusian territory has grown ever louder (see EDM, September 23). On October 4, members of the Belarusian...

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

Lack of Roads in Russian Far East Limits Moscow’s Power Projection in Pacific

October 6, 2015

The absence of roads and railways connecting the strategically positioned Kamchatka peninsula, in the Russian Far East, with the rest of the country is undermining Russian national security and reducing Moscow’s ability to...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, Military/Security, Russia, Far East/Siberia

Russia Initiates ‘Out-of-Area Operation’ In Syria

October 6, 2015

As Russia’s military build-up in Syria moved forward, President Vladimir Putin addressed the 70th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly and held bilateral talks with President Barack Obama. On September 30, Putin...

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

Russia Forges Ahead With New Southern Rail Bypass of Ukraine

October 5, 2015

On September 21, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree to construct a railway line allowing trains in southern Russian to bypass Ukrainian territory. The new 75-mile double-track electrified railway will replace...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Military/Security

Putin Swings From Ukrainian Deadlock to Syrian Quagmire

October 5, 2015

The Russian air campaign in Syria has captured so much international attention that this past Friday’s (October 2) difficult summit in Paris, involving French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Middle East, Syria, Home Page, Russia

China and Russia Multiply Efforts in Global Agenda-Setting

October 2, 2015

At the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in late September, the leaders of China and Russia condemned western unilateralism (Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, September 28;, September 28). Chinese President Xi...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China, Russia

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