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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.

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The defeat of the Kwantung Army - the sample genuine blitzkrieg

The Soviet armies, quickly having broken defence of the opponent on border, it is unceasing were torn forward. To the middle of August, 1945 they have promoted in depth of Manchuria from 100 to 500 kilometres. Armies had to overcome the big complexities. Rear services have lagged behind. Faults with supply of armies, especially with fuel have begun. Command has mobilised for delivery of fuel and ammunition to tank connections which further all have escaped forward, aircraft. Only pilots of 51st and 21st transport aviation divisions of 12th air army of Transbaikalian front have made for accomplishment of this task of 1755 self-summers-departures and delivered to 6th Guards tank army of 2072 tons of fuel of 186 tons of ammunition. Transport connections of 9th air army of 1st Far East front and pilots of 10th air army of 2nd Far East front also delivered fuel and ammunition to armies.

26-08-2015 admin 5068 0

Shoigu change war plans

Ministry of Defence starts early development strategic documents. Russia's Defense Ministry will soon develop and approve a new "Plan of National Defense on the 2016-2020 years." This was January 13 at the first in the new year a conference call said the head of the Russian Defense Ministry Sergey Shoigu.

10-05-2015 admin 2126 0

It is written in blood. Marshal Dmitry Yazov - about attempts to rewrite the history of the war

Dmitry Yazov - latest (date of awarding the title) Marshal of the Soviet Union. In 1987, he was appointed Minister of Defense of the USSR and the end of defending the interests of the Soviet state. We met in his office in the old building of the Ministry of Defence. He sat at a table in a suit and wrote something.

07-05-2015 admin 3227 0

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 2249 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 3290 0