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    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction
    Apr19

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction

    Dmitry Gorenburg Russia, Navy, Europe, NATO, Defense, Shipbulding, Ships, Submarines, Russia, Europe, arctic, Asia Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. A couple of recent announcements indicate that Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. First...

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction
    Apr19

    Russia’s Shipbuilders Struggle With New Construction

    Dmitry Gorenburg Russia, Europe, Navy, Shipbuilding, Submarines, Warships, Nuclear, Russia, Europe, Asia, arctic, United States Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of ships. A couple of recent announcements indicate that Russian shipbuilders are continuing to struggle with construction of new types of...

    Russia’s Dangerous T-14 Armata Tank: Ready for War Next Year?
    Apr15

    Russia’s Dangerous T-14 Armata Tank: Ready for War Next Year?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Why NATO should be VERY worried. The Russian Ground Forces are set to take delivery of the first production models of the T-14 Armata main battle tank starting in 2017. The Russian army has taken delivery of twenty pre-production version of the tank for operational testing—which is currently under way just outside...

    Ukraine Just Got a New PM. What It Needs Is Reform.
    Apr15

    Ukraine Just Got a New PM. What It Needs Is Reform.

    Matthew Rojansky Politics, Eurasia A fresh face isn’t enough to fix corruption. The resignation on Sunday of Arseniy Yatsenyuk, the man who became Ukraine’s “kamikaze” prime minister in the aftermath of the 2014 Maidan Revolution, created an immediate power vacuum in Kyiv. But that vacuum was filled predictably quickly with the...

    Russia’s Aircraft Carrier Set for a Massive Upgrade: The Lethal MiG-29K
    Apr13

    Russia’s Aircraft Carrier Set for a Massive Upgrade: The Lethal MiG-29K

    Dave Majumdar Security, Get ready, NATO. The Russian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov is set to deploy to the Mediterranean Sea with a new air wing configuration. Instead of just the Sukhoi Su-33, Kuznetsov will deploy with a mixed air group with comprised of Flanker-Ds, Su-25UTG Frogfoots and the new Mikoyan MiG-29K...

    Voters Are Rejecting the EU’s Hubris
    Apr13

    Voters Are Rejecting the EU’s Hubris

    E. Wayne Merry Politics, Europe The Dutch were wise to push back Brussels’s heavy hand in Ukraine. In its “advisory referendum” on the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine, the Dutch electorate rejected this foray beyond the EU’s frontiers while manifesting general unease about where the EU is heading....

    How to Play Putin’s Game in Syria
    Apr11

    How to Play Putin’s Game in Syria

    Alexander Decina, Eugene Steinberg Security, Syria, Russia, United States Moscow wants prestige. That means the conflict is not as zero-sum as it may seem. Two weeks after Vladimir Putin announced that Moscow had “generally fulfilled” its aims in Syria and would withdraw the “main part” of its forces, Russia’s defense ministry revealed...

    The Ugly Truth About Nuclear Terrorism
    Apr11

    The Ugly Truth About Nuclear Terrorism

    Tom Z. Collina Security, United States We’re half a step behind. The fourth, and likely final, Nuclear Security Summit wrapped up last week, aimed at controlling nuclear bomb materials so terrorists can’t get them. To be sure, some real progress has been made. But if we take a step back and compare that progress to the immensity of...

    Can the U.S. and Russia Avoid an Arctic Arms Race?
    Apr08

    Can the U.S. and Russia Avoid an Arctic Arms Race?

    Kenneth Yalowitz, Vincent Gallucci Security, Eurasia Rivalries are less tense above the Arctic Circle—for now. The Arctic is currently experiencing major systemic changes as a result of climate change, which could produce greater international cooperation—or competition, and possibly conflict—among the states concerned. Both the United States and...

    Resetting the Reset
    Apr06

    Resetting the Reset

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Eurasia America’s next president will have to start all over with Russia. In recent weeks, I have had the honor to attend different daylong seminars convened to ponder Russia’s future under Vladimir Putin and the future of U.S.-Russia relations: a “Russia Experts Meeting” hosted by the Carnegie...

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