Putin the ‘Peacemaker’?—Russian Reflexive Control During the 2014 August Invasion of Ukraine

  title={Putin the ‘Peacemaker’?—Russian Reflexive Control During the 2014 August Invasion of Ukraine},
  author={Sanshiro Hosaka},
  journal={The Journal of Slavic Military Studies},
  pages={324 - 346}
  • Sanshiro Hosaka
  • Published 3 July 2019
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Slavic Military Studies
ABSTRACT This article examines Russia’s use of Reflexive Control, a Soviet-origin technique to control an adversary’s decision-making processes, during the invasion of Ukraine by scrutinizing daily monitoring reports received by Putin’s aide on the policy toward Ukraine, Vladislav Surkov, a possible political-military command. The Kremlin’s moves in political negotiations are closely intertwined with and supported by its military actions. Synchronization between Reflexive Control and combat… 



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