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A long way: Russian military reform – Part 1

by Patrick Truffer (originally published in German). He has been working in the Swiss Armed Forces for more than 15 years, holds a bachelor’s degree in public affairs from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETH Zurich), and … Continue reading

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Fire on ice: Russia’s new Arctic brigades

by Rob O’Gorman / Open Briefing Russia first publicly announced plans to form at least one Arctic brigade in 2011. Many questions still remain over this move. Certainly Russia has experience in conducting polar military operations in eastern Siberia and … Continue reading

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Insurgent Nationalism Contradicts Russia’s “Thousand Year History” Says Putin

Nick Ottens is an historian from the Netherlands who researched Muslim revivalist movements and terrorism in nineteenth century Arabia, British India and the Sudan. He writes for and edits the transatlantic news and commentary website Atlantic Sentinel and is a … Continue reading

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