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25 June 2015
Moscow Defense Brief # 3, 2015 is released

12 May 2015
# 2'2015 issue (March-April) of Eksport Vooruzheniy Journal is released

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

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27 May 2015
Nothing “Hybrid” About Russia’s War in Ukraine
Russia's actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine over the past year gave rise in the West to a widespread theory about some kind of "hybrid war," an innovative form of military intervention that Moscow created specifically for this crisis. However, upon closer inspection, the term hybrid war is more a propaganda tool than hard fact and any attempt to fully define it strips the idea of any novelty.
06 May 2015
Economic Crisis Slows Putin’s Plans to Modernize Russian Military
Moscow quietly scales back project to replace Soviet-era armaments amid defense cuts
21 April 2015
Russia in ‘Crisis’ Over $433 Billion Defense Revamp, Group Says
Russia has reached a „crisis” as it struggles to maintain plans to spend 23 trillion rubles ($433 billion) on revamping its military at a time of economic contraction, a defense research group said.
19 April 2015
No Iran Deal on the Horizon for Russia
Observers have interpreted President Vladimir Putin’s recent decision to lift the ban on shipping Russia’s S-300 air defense systems to Iran as a sign that the Kremlin intends to immediately deliver those weapons.
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
Russia’s 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.
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