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23 April 2015
Moscow Defense Brief # 2, 2015 is released

21 April 2015
Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies publishes analytical report titled "State Armaments Programmes of the Russian Federation: challenges of implementation and room for optimisation"

04 March 2015
# 1'2015 issue (January-February) of Eksport Vooruzheniy Journal is released

06 February 2015
Moscow Defense Brief # 1, 2015 is released

26 January 2015
# 6'2014 issue (November-December) of Eksport Vooruzheniy Journal is released

29 December 2014
Moscow Defense Brief # 6, 2014 is released

31 October 2014
# 5'2014 issue (September-October) of Eksport Vooruzheniy Journal is released

09 October 2014
Moscow Defense Brief # 5, 2014 is released

09 September 2014
# 4'2014 issue (July-August) of Eksport Vooruzheniy Journal is released

03 September 2014
Moscow Defense Brief # 4, 2014 is released

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20 March 2015
IISS Military Balance Report: Food for Thought and Conclusions
The Military Balance 2015, the latest assessment of the military capabilities of most countries in the world, published by the influential London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), is of special interest. After all, it was prepared during the sharp escalation of international tensions over the Ukraine crisis.
15 January 2015
Defense minister's visit may remove problems in Russia-Iran arms trade - analyst
MOSCOW. Jan 15 (Interfax-AVN) - A planned visit of Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to Tehran is expected to help resolve problems that have built up in arms trade between the two countries, according to the head of the Strategies and Technologies Analysis Center.
18 December 2014
Testing a New Look. Ukrainian Conflict and Military Reform in Russia Mikhail Barabanov
What has been done since 2008 can probably be considered the most ambitious, consistent and effective military reform in Russia. The decisive turn from the traditional mobilizational army allowed Russia to create permanent and high readiness forces well adapted for operation in the post-Soviet region.
11 November 2014
Russias risks in aerospace cooperation with China
In the two years that have passed since the previous air show in Zhuhai, no radical changes have taken place in Russian-Chinese military technical cooperation.
05 October 2014
Russia Must Expand Relationship With China
A significant number of the economic sanctions that the United States and European Union have imposed on Russia involve not just restrictions on exports of advanced and dual-use technologies, but also technology aimed at purely civilian use.
14 September 2014
Mistral Wasn't Irreplaceable
The recent sinking of the Mistral deal, in which France was to have supplied Russia with high-tech assault craft for 1.2 billion euros ($1.66 billion), was heralded as a political victory for the West. But despite the political setback, it may not be a military defeat. Russia may be able to procure a replacement from a more friendly nation perhaps even turning to staunch U.S. ally South Korea.
01 September 2014
A New, Senseless Cold War Is Now Inevitable
Turning points in history are rarely recognized as such by contemporaries. Even while following the news and sensing that something has gone wrong, people go about their lives in the usual way.
30 July 2014
The Time Factor: Possible Avenues of the Conflict in Ukraine
The self-defense forces in Donbass likely do not have the capability to win. Kiev will simply outlast the republics fighters. Ukraine still has many mobilization resources. The most important thing for self-defense fighters is not to win the war but rather not to lose it.
23 July 2014
Russia's Arms Market Thrives on Putin's Swagger
Russia was once again the world's second-largest arms exporter in 2013 according to Sweden's SIPRI, the most authoritative international institution studying the global arms trade.
02 June 2014
Ukraine Could Derail Russian Military Reform
Russian military actions in Crimea and throughout the crisis in Ukraine have led many to marvel at the "new model army" and improved, "rebooted" military force that the Kremlin now has at its disposal.
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