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The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

The project is devoted to the study questions the historical heritage of the Russian army, its traditions, selfless way. We study how the strategic management of forces and means for solving diverse problems. Particular attention is paid to the development of the Armed Forces in Modern stage, assessing the effectiveness of individual steps, as well as military reform in general. Also assessed the views of foreign analysts on the issues of construction of the Russian armed forces.

The February storming of Berlin. Why the war ended three months later

March 1964 in Moscow. Early in the morning by the Soyuzpechat kiosks, as usual, delivered next issue of the magazine "October". After a few hours saleswomen could not tired to answer the same question: "Last "October" you have?". The thing was that in this edition began the publication of the memoirs of Marshal Chuikov. The common thread with the idea that Berlin, our troops could take not in may, but in February 1945. At that time it was not just a sensation, it was a scandal, it was a blow to the reputation of Zhukov, who led the Berlin operation, and, finally, it was the first attempt to revise the results of WWII.

01-03-2015 admin 2176 0

To steal an aircraft carrier

Car theft is not a rare event in our lives. Stolen, although much less frequently, planes. In 1991, the Russian sailors stole Crimea from the aircraft carrier "Admiral Kuznetsov", which claimed ownership of Ukraine.

04-02-2015 admin 3165 0

Day of military glory-Day of defeat Soviet troops fascist troops in the battle of Stalingrad on 2 February 1943

The battle of Stalingrad consisted of two periods. The first defensive period of the Stalingrad strategic defensive operation (17 July - 18 November 1942). The operation was conducted by troops of Stalingrad (the don), South-East (Stalingrad) fronts with the assistance of the Volga military flotilla and a corps of the Stalingrad area air defense (PVO). During the fighting the Soviet troops advanced, entered the office of the South-Eastern front, the five divisions of combined arms armies and two control tank armies, 56 divisions and 33 brigades. The procedure lasts 125 days. The width of the front of the fighting – 250-520 km Depth of the withdrawal of Soviet troops – 150 km.

02-02-2015 admin 2307 0

The defense Ministry was held honoring the winners of the prize named after A. E. Snesarev

4 December the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation held a celebration in honour of laureates of the prize named after Andrei Evgenievich Snesarev.

04-12-2014 admin 3700 0

The state Duma requests the Ministry to create a foreign Legion

State Duma Deputy from the LDPR faction Roman Khudyakov appealed to the Ministry of defense and the Organization of collective security Treaty (CSTO) with a proposal to consider the creation in the structure of Russian army military units composed of foreign nationals. It is assumed that the formation is created by analogy with the French Foreign Legion. According to the parliamentarian, the Russian foreign Legion could become the guarantor of stability in Central Asia and a response to the possible aggression of the "Islamic Caliphate" in the region.

11-11-2014 admin 1996 0