Pavel Luzin explores the realities of Russia’s nuclear missile capabilities, and what this means for future arms limitation talks
Maxim Starchak on the future of the Kremlin’s military policy following the dismantling of the INF Treaty
What Russia’s military spending on the Crimea says about the Kremlin’s strategy on the Black Sea
Long-promised deliveries of Russian-made S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria have still not happened. Why not?
Beyond inflated official statistics and lofty rhetoric, what are the real capabilities of Russia’s tactical nuclear weapons programme, and how does this square with today’s doctrines of nuclear de-escalation?
In a context of economic stagnation, arms production remains a priority for Moscow. The GPV-2027 spending priorities are a useful indicator of the Kremlin’s long-term political mindset.