The Russian Ground Forces Today: A Structural Status Examination

  title={The Russian Ground Forces Today: A Structural Status Examination},
  author={C. Donald Robinson},
  journal={The Journal of Slavic Military Studies},
  pages={189 - 206}
  • C. Robinson
  • Published 1 June 2005
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Slavic Military Studies
More than ten years after the demise of the Soviet Union, and in the wake of two wars in Chechnia, the Russian Army is searching for a force structure whose nature and form satisfies the requirements of waging modern warfare against potential strategic foes armed with high technology weaponry and insurgent forces employing traditional unconventional warfare tactics in an era of reduced military budgets. Against the backdrop of needed military reform, this article assesses how and why the modern… 
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