The Risks of Creating A Fully Professional Army in Russia

If conscription comes to an end in Russia, it would remove several counterweights that limit the government’s use of force
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Kirill Shamiev

Political scientist, Central European University

Maximilian Hess

Political Risk & Intelligence Analyst with AKE Group focusing on Europe and Eurasia. He holds an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS, University of London and a BA in Government and Russian Studies from Franklin & Marshall College. He is a director of the British-Georgian Society

Olga Gulina

Director and founder of the Institute on Migration Policy. She holds PhD in Migration Law (2010, University of Potsdam, Germany), PhD in Constitutional Law (2002, Bashkir State University, Russia). Olga Gulina is the expert of Russian International Affairs Council, a member of the Network of Migration in the European Union

Areg Galstyan

PhD, regular contributor to The National Interest, Forbes Russia, The Hill and The American Thinker. Head of American Studies Scientific-Analytical Center.