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Article: A Giant Russian Exercise Will Soon Put 100,000 Troops on NATO’s Border. Then What?

Caroline Houck, Defense One, June 12, 2017 As Russia and Belarus prep for their quadrennial fight-the-West wargame, NATO’s Baltic states are watching more than a bit nervously. For the Baltic countries on NATO’s northeastern flank, carefully monitoring Russia’s various defense

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Article: The New Cold War Pits a U.S. General Against His Longtime Russian Nemesis

Nathan Hodge and Julian E. Barnes, Walls Street Journal, June 16, 2017 It’s Trump’s national security adviser H.R. McMaster vs. Putin ally Valery Gerasimov A quarter-century after the Cold War ended, U.S. and Russian tank formations are once again squaring

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Article: Can the T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank Possibly Match Its Hype?

Sébastien Roblin, offiziere.ch, May 20, 2017 Few tanks have received as much attention in peacetime as the T-14 Armata. Russian state media has published hundreds of articles in its praise. Western media has reciprocated with pieces depicting the Armata as

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Report: Russian military capability is strengthened and increasing

FOI, December 8, 2016 „In the eighth issue of Russian Military Capability in a Ten-Year Perspective, Russian fighting power, military expenditure, defence industry and security policy is analysed. – We see an increasingly authoritarian Russia that prioritises military spending, says

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Document: Étude sur l’emploi des hélicoptères par les forces armées russes en Syrie

„Depuis l’Afghanistan, les hélicoptères de combat soviétiques puis russes ont connu un engagement opérationnel régulier marqué notamment par les opérations en Tchétchénie, en Géorgie (2008) et, depuis 2015, en Syrie. Alors que la France est elle-même en guerre contre l’État

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