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Russia: Military trends

This List covers trend insights about military that are specific to Russia, insights curated between 2017 to 2020.

This List covers trend insights about military that are specific to Russia, insights curated between 2017 to 2020.

Curated by

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Last updated: 19 November 2020

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Signals
Facing budget cuts, Russia will seek to protect its military readiness
Stratfor
Austerity measures that will eventually undercut Moscow’s military modernization drive, even if the immediate impact doesn’t result in significant capacity reductions.
Signals
Russia tests anti-ship hypersonic missile against sea target
The Diplomat
A Zircon missile was fired from a Russian frigate against a target in the Barents Sea.
Signals
Russia raises defense spending to a new record
Finanz
Правительство России продолжает наращивать финансирование бюрократического и силового аппарата, несмотря на трехкратный обвал нефтегазовых доходов...
Signals
Russia commissions intercontinental hypersonic weapon
Los Angeles Times
The Russian military says its new hypersonic weapon has become operational
Signals
Russia wants "A sixth-generation strategic bomber" by 2040
The National Interest
Moscow talks big, but will it actually come to pass? 
Signals
Russia deploys Avangard hypersonic missile system
BBC
President Putin says the nuclear-capable Avangard missiles put Russia in a class of its own.
Signals
Russian defense spending is much larger, and more sustainable than it seems
Defense News
Ask yourself: Do we really know how much our adversaries spend on their military, and what they are getting for their money?
Signals
Russia's next fighter might have a new way to shoot down F-22s and F-35s
The National Interest
Russia’s future sixth-generation fighter as well as its next generation unmanned aircraft could be equipped with what is described as a “radio-photonic radar.”
Signals
What defense cuts mean for Russia's military
Stratfor
Low energy prices and sanctions have forced Russia to reduce its defense budget, but that doesn't mean the country is done modernizing its military.
Signals
Russia: Putin promises guns and butter
Stratfor
President Vladimir Putin presented the plans for his next term in office in a speech with implications for more than just the Russian citizenry.
Signals
Putin unveils new nuclear weapons
YouTube - CBC News: The National
Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled a new array of nuclear weapons to the world, during his annual parliamentary address. Defence experts around the wo...
Signals
The U.S. and Russia plan for conflict
Stratfor
Washington and Moscow are hoping to settle their differences peacefully, but that will not stop them from building up their military capabilities anyway. Defense programs will center on key security areas, including deployments in Eastern Europe, missile defense and the strategic nuclear balance.
Signals
The West escalates with Russia: Make no mistake, a second Cold War is now official NATO policy
Salon
NATO's aggressive posture towards Russia sets a dangerous course for Obama's successor
Signals
How Russia became the Jihadists’ no. 1 target
Politico
Monday’s bombing in St. Petersburg might be only the beginning of a new terrorist wave.
Signals
When Moscow plays war games, it thinks a few steps ahead
Stratfor
The Zapad exercises, Russia's largest military drills, have a history of shedding light on the country's relationship with the West. As this year's events approach, the West is readying itself for a big statement from the Kremlin.