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Victory Day: Imperishable Memory

In the run-up to the 69th anniversary of the Great Victory, we interviewed Olga Malinova, PhD, Professor of Comparative Political Science at MGIMO-University about the place of the Great Patriotic War in the historical memory of generations. What place does Russia’s victory in the Great Patriotic War hold in the historical memory of the older and young generations of the new, post-Soviet Russia? Russia’s victory in the Great Patriotic War is the most significant vestige of our past that...


Modern Warfare Is a Rivalry for Cyber Supremacy

... Destruction of this system or destruction of communications is fraught with a loss of the entire warfare capacity. The armed struggle of today is not so much the exchange of fire as the contest of intellects. Modern warfare has shed the features of classical WWII-style fronts, when the sides were opposed each other in fortifications that needed to be penetrated. Today, the construction of these barricades is unlikely, since they are highly vulnerable to precision weapons. Hence, the basics of modern surface ...


The Battle of Kursk: a Geopolitical Victory

... adopt appropriate federal laws to guarantee deliveries and services [4]. The Kursk Tank Battle of the Future Photo: Ukrainian modern Tank T 84 OPLOT, Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau. They designed T-34, the best tank of the WWII. In the near future, such a tank battle seems unlikely, since wars to come will be smaller in scale and characterized by local and focal features, as well as by indirect action strategies. But who has said that tanks are irrelevant? Who has said ...


World War II Must Be the Last World War Ever

... economic foundations in China is to bring people together. They want to work, believe and succeed. This may be something new that we may want to consider and learn from. I suggest you look at the successes our international relations achieved during WWII and after. What diplomats and the intelligence services did helped to bring the war to its end faster and with fewer casualties. Diplomacy has not lost its significance today. I teach the masters course at the Moscow Institute (University) of International ...


Poll conducted

  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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