Center for Strategic Assessment and forecasts

Autonomous non-profit organization

Home / Search
Найдено статей: 105
Mobile nuclear plant in the USSR
Проект: New in Science

Energy — the main resource of mankind. More precisely, electricity. In practice it is entered by historical standards recently, but has already turned into a source of life for us. Too much depends on it: industry, food production, water supply, transport management, urban lighting, a myriad of devices, from elevators and air purification systems and ventilation of buildings to your laptop and mobile phone. If tomorrow the socket runs out of electricity, will be chaos and collapse. Even in rural areas, the disappearance of electricity will, though not fatal, but very unpleasant event. But for medium and large cities is a nightmare scenario comparable to carpet bombing. Electricity is life.

12-04-2017 admin 4630 0

Ten dangerous situations Gagarin: the first cosmonaut carried in flight
Проект: New in Science

12 April 1961, the young pilot Yuri Gagarin made his 108-minute historic flight around the Earth on a space ship "Vostok".

12-04-2017 admin 2795 0

The road dead-Ghost: the tragic history of the construction of Transpolar railway
Проект: Arctic and Antarctic in modern geopolitics

Immediately after the end of world war II has not yet risen from the devastation of the Soviet Union has embarked on an ambitious project. By prisoners the Main Directorate of camps of the NKVD of the USSR in virtually uninhabited polar tundra unfolded large-scale construction of the Great Northern railway, a highway with a length of 1,400 kilometers, which was supposed to connect the European part of the country with the Delta of the Yenisei. After only six years after the start of work, tens of thousands of construction workers rapidly left the half-built road. tells how in the vast expanses of Western Siberia in the permafrost were buried thousands of lives and billions of Soviet rubles and why the construction of the century left unfinished.

02-04-2017 admin 3507 0

Only four German cartridge spent Nikolai Kuznetsov
Проект: Special Operations: Theory and capabilities

Preliminary information turned out to be accurate: nearly half of the third all the way from the CGS to the mansion Darges examined the guards, and exactly two-thirty (not a minute earlier nor a minute later) of the gate Reichskommissariat went taut lean General with dark arrogant face. Behind him walked a high major with a bright red briefcase under his arm.

29-03-2017 admin 2165 0

Su-35: five facts about the fighter
Проект: Equipment and armament: yesterday, today and prospect

19 Feb 2008 first took to the air multi-purpose fighter su-35. Today, "thirty-fifth" becomes the face of military aviation of Russia until 2020 in videoconferencing will be delivered about 100 cars. Remember five interesting facts about the su-35, the most powerful in the world the fourth generation fighter.

29-03-2017 admin 2462 0

The four of us against 30 tanks
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

Either to live or die, but the prisoner not to give up: Peter Marsh, Grigoriy Samoylov, Ivan Aleynikov, Konstantin Belikov. Unfortunately, to this day known details of the biography only senior of the group of four anti-tank Riflemen, face-to-face 30 met the German tanks in the hot July 1942...

29-03-2017 admin 2822 0

Six declassified operations of the GRU of the General staff of the USSR armed forces
Проект: Special Operations: Theory and capabilities

The Soviet Union possessed vast military capabilities. Giant Intercontinental missiles, the biggest and fastest in the world, nuclear submarines, thousands of tanks, powerful ocean-going fleet and other delights of the Cold war. But in addition to the powerful clubs for a full-scale confrontation with the West was still a virtually invisible GRU is able to perform tasks of fantastic complexity on the territory of other States, while remaining under a veil of secrecy.

28-03-2017 admin 10305 0

Information factor in the process of the collapse of the Soviet Union and post-Soviet development

As you know, during the Cold war, the Soviet ideological-information system has undergone considerable changes [1]. Further development showed that it failed to adequately confront internal and external challenges. Action that will result in selection of an ideological alternative, along with political, economic and other factors forced the Soviet leadership since 1986. go to the implementation of fundamental reforms. They were intended to make the Soviet system more adequate and more competitive about what is happening in the world. Such a turn of events reminded on the logic of the situation "thaw". However, the new era of "Restructuring," which became the slogan of the new head of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev, unlike Khrushchev thaw, has not led to partial liberalization and development of society and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

23-03-2017 admin 2665 0

Batov Pavel Ivanovich. Twice Hero Of The Soviet Union
Проект: The Armed Forces of the Russian Federation: yesterday, today and tomorrow

Pavel Ivanovich Batov (may 20 (1 June) 1897, d. Filisovo, Yaroslavl province — April 19, 1985, Moscow) — Soviet military leader, twice hero of the Soviet Union, General of the army, participant of the First world war, the Civil in Russia and the Civil in Spain, the Soviet-Finnish and the great Patriotic war, the Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the 1st-5th convocations.

13-03-2017 admin 3507 0

Возрастное ограничение