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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

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Zapad-2013: A View From Helsinki

August 18, 2014

As a full-fledged war between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed irregulars rages on in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas, Western defense experts are only now beginning to thoroughly assess the military lessons of the...

Category: Report, Military/Security, Russia

Russian Leadership Still Thinks It Can Defeat North Caucasus Insurgency by Building Ski Resorts

August 15, 2014

Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov, who is also chairman of the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAK) and has chaired the Council of Heads of Security Agencies of the Commonwealth of Independent...

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

Luhansk: The Other ‘People’s Republic’ in Eastern Ukraine

August 15, 2014

The secessionist “Luhansk People’s Republic’s” (LPR) leadership is experiencing even greater turmoil, compared with that of the adjacent “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) in Ukraine’s east. On August 14 the “head (glava) of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Home Page

Strelkov/Girkin Demoted, Transnistrian Siloviki Strengthened in ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’

August 15, 2014

On August 14–15, the “Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) government” and its military command underwent another recasting—the second within one week, while Ukrainian forces tighten the ring around the city of Donetsk.

Colonel Igor...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Violence in Dagestan Shows No Sign of Diminishing

August 14, 2014

With the approach of the 15th anniversary of the Islamic militants’ incursion into Dagestan in 1999, it appears that the militants have only grown stronger since then, and their activities have become a daily routine in the...

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

Ukraine Taking Drastic Measures to Diminish the Risk of an ‘Odessa People’s Republic’

August 14, 2014

At the end of July, Ukrainian border guards reported three instances of reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) from Transnistria violating Ukrainian air space (korrespondent.net, August, 1). The drones were seen over the...

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

The Cossack Factor in Ukrainian War

August 13, 2014

Russian State Duma deputy in the Committee on Defense Viktor Vodolatsky, who is also the supreme ataman (head) of the Union of Cossack Forces in Russia and Abroad, openly admitted that Russian Cossacks are actively engaged in the...

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

Russia’s Donetsk Proxies Anticipate Ukrainian Siege

August 13, 2014

The newly-installed “prime minister of the Donetsk people’s republic (DPR),” Aleksandr Zakharchenko, was apparently asked to convey a reassuring message to Russia’s public in anticipation of a Ukrainian siege of the city of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

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