Russian Military History Products

  • Militant Right-Wing Extremism in Putin’s Russia

    Legacies, Forms and Threats, 1st Edition

    By Miroslav Mareš, Martin Laryš, Jan Holzer

    Militancy continues to be characteristic of many supporters of the Russian far right, encompassing a belligerent rhetoric, a strong perception of participants as political warriors and often the use of physical violence. How serious a threat does Russian militant right-wing extremism pose to Russia…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge
    Post-Soviet Politics

  • Security in Northern Europe

    Deterrence, Defence and Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Andreas Olsen

    NATO’s Northern members are increasingly concerned about Russia’s military activities. This Whitehall Paper contains perspectives from prominent authors across the region, showing how member states are responding, individually and collectively, to Moscow’s resurgence. Overall, it identifies the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula

    The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Loup Samaan

    Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula: The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement offers a new perspective on the geopolitics of Gulf-Asian relations. Jean-Loup Samaan explores the dynamics underpinning the evolution of strategic partnerships between the Gulf States and Asian partners. He looks…

    Paperback – 2018-09-05
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Making Mogadishu Safe

    Localisation, Policing and Sustainable Security, 1st Edition

    By Alice Hills

    This Whitehall Paper explores the ways in which Mogadishu’s inhabitants try to stay out of harm’s way, from security officials in the presidential compound of Villa Somalia to the city’s powerful district commissioners, from patrolling policemen to the women road-sweepers in the rubbish-filled…

    Paperback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Russia’s New Ground Forces

    Capabilities, Limitations and Implications for International Security, 1st Edition

    By Igor Sutyagin, Justin Bronk

    This Whitehall Paper provides an in-depth analysis of Russia’s Ground Forces, including airborne and naval troops. It examines their role in Russian foreign policy, reforms to units’ equipment and operational roles, performance during combat operations against Ukraine, and current unit deployment…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • The Transition to National Armies in the Former Soviet Republics, 1988-2005

    1st Edition

    By Jesse Paul Lehrke

    This book looks at the militaries of the late-Soviet and post-Soviet republics. Beginning with the end of the Soviet era, it recognises that the successor states did not spring from nowhere, but inherited a legacy that influenced all that followed. The book discusses how politicians control the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Chant

    Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning of grand strategic moves affecting the conduct of the whole war, to the lowest command…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Transformation of Russia’s Armed Forces

    Twenty Lost Years, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger N. McDermott

    At no time since the end of the Cold War has interest been higher in Russian security issues and the role played in this by the modernization of Russia’s Armed Forces. The continued transformation of its Armed Forces from Cold War legacy towards a modern combat capable force presents many…

    Hardback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge

  • Russo-Japanese Relations, 1905-17

    From enemies to allies, 1st Edition

    By Peter Berton

    One surprising outcome of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905 was that, although Russia was humiliatingly defeated, by 1916 Russia and Japan had become allies. This book provides a detailed analysis of how this remarkable turnaround came about. It traces the evolution of relations between the two…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Russian Armed Forces in Transition

    Economic, geopolitical and institutional uncertainties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger N. McDermott, Bertil Nygren, Carolina Vendil Pallin

    Although the role of the military in Russia has changed significantly since Soviet times, it continues to exert great influence on Russian politics, economy and society. This book presents a comprehensive overview of current developments related to Russia’s military sector. It considers recent…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Understanding the Modern Russian Police

    1st Edition

    By Olga B. Semukhina, Kenneth Michael Reynolds

    Understanding the Modern Russian Police represents the culmination of ten years of research and an ongoing partnership between the Volgograd Academy of Russian Internal Affairs Ministry (VA MVD) and the Volgograd branch of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public…

    Hardback – 2013-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945

    1st Edition

    By James Sterrett

    This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions.…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Soviet (Russian) Study of War

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