He warned the EU should consider a variety of potential red lines that could trigger “high impact” sanctions and other “serious consequences” from the bloc and its partners, including the UK. In addition to conventional conflict, “hybrid warfare” techniques can include other tactics, such as information campaigns and attacks onRead More →

The head of the Ukrainian defense intelligence agency, Commander Kyrylo Budanov, described a possible Russian attack on his country involving around 100,000 troops. Brigadier General Budanov explained that the invasion would involve airstrikes and artillery bombardments. The invasion would begin with an air assault on Ukrainian positions. The Military TimesRead More →

World War I saw empires collapse, and among these was the Russian empire of Tsar Nicholas II. When Nicholas declared war on Germany and Austria-Hungary in July 1914, he was the absolute ruler of a kingdom of nearly 150 million people stretching from central Europe to the Pacific and theRead More →

During his annual New Year’s address to the nation, Russian President Vladimir Putin presented the 75th anniversary of the Allies’ victory over Nazi Germany as the country’s main event in 2020. The celebrations were supposed to culminate with a parade. pompous military in Red Square and the opening of aRead More →