The Modern Russian Army 1992–2016 (Elite)

The Modern Russian Army 1992–2016 (Elite) Author Mark Galeotti
ISBN-10 147281908X
ISBN-13 9781472819086
Year 2017-02-21
Pages 64
Language English
Publisher Osprey Publishing
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Since the collapse of the Soviet Union Russia s army has undergone a turbulent transformation from the scattered leftovers of the old Soviet military through a period of shocking decay and demoralization to the disciplined force and sophisticated hybrid war doctrine that enabled Vladimir Putin to seize Crimea virtually overnight in 2014 Using rare photographs and full color images of the army in action profiles of army leaders and defense ministers as well as orders of battle and details of equipment and dress this is a vivid account of the army s troubled history and of its current character capabilities and status Written by an internationally respected author with remarkable access to Russian language sources and veterans this study is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the growing power of Russia s military


Spetsnaz Author Mark Galeotti
ISBN-10 9781472807236
Release 2015-06-20
Pages 64