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The tragedy of Yugoslavia: Lessons and Conclusions

Project sosredotachiviaet attention to the study of combat experience during years of conflict in Yugoslavia. Attention is paid to how the actions of irregular forces in the campaign of 1992-1995, and the confrontation of the Yugoslav army to irregular forces Army of Kosovo and, most importantly, - opposition coalition forces of NATO. In many ways, Yugoslavia became the first theater, the stage which have been tested many scenarios that have received large-scale development and widespread use in various parts of the world in the coming years.

Pristina throw: the stolen victory of Russia

"Lord, have mercy! Lord, have mercy!" - the words of Serbian folk songs, prayers sounded at the concert in honor of the delegation of the Russian paratroopers in the mining town of Ugljevik in the East of Republika Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

23-06-2013 admin 2999 0

The March of Russian paratroopers: looking through the years

Already 14 years have passed since that memorable date, as a result of rapid forced March in the night from 11 to 12 June 1999, having overcome more than 600 km of Russian paratroopers entered the city of Pristina in the long-suffering province of Kosovo, ahead of NATO columns. The goal was accomplished – the control of the airport "Slatina" is selected, the air and the harbour was ready to receive the Board with the personnel and weapons from Russia.

11-06-2013 2340 0

The Slavs against the Albanians: the war in Macedonia

When Western media the reason for the Albanian rebellion in Kosovo and Metohija called the repression of the state security of Serbia, we pass by the same uprising of Albanians in Macedonia, where the clash of interests was even more complex than in Kosovo. Moreover, traditionally, Macedonians divided into supporters of independence and supporters of unification with Bulgaria.

05-06-2013 Valetskiy Oleg 3169 0

On the tactical units of the 5th corps of the army of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1992-95 war,

With the beginning of hostilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the spring of 1992, large-scale fighting in the summer of 1992 turned and in the West in the Bosnian Krajina.Here in the areas of Bihac,Bugema,Casino,in September 1992,was created 5th corps of the Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina because of premature stop of offensive military action based on promises of Western diplomats and other representatives of Western intelligence agencies, are simply deceived and the leadership of Republika Srpska and the leadership of Serbia and Yugoslavia.

04-06-2013 Valetskiy Oleg 9803 0

The artillery of the JNA - the composition and types of weapons systems

In the actions of the JNA artillery and rocket fire played a large role, and often the main, kamiva the resistance of the enemy in the attack or the enemy attacks when you switch to defense. The main problem with the images, or rather insufficient number of trained and capable gunners. In the front line studied what is really needed at the moment.

30-05-2013 Valetskiy Oleg 4744 0