What are the Russians Cooking in Libya?

The liberal Novaya gazeta, having already aired¬†private revelations about him in its pages on Thursday, has today drawn attention to a video recording the presence of President Putin's favourite restaurateur, owner of Concord Catering, Evgenii Prigozhin, seated to the left of Defence Minister Shoigu in a meeting with the head of the Libyan military. Indicted … Continue reading What are the Russians Cooking in Libya?

Russia and the Impasse on Arms Control

The article published yesterday in Vzglyad ru on theatre nuclear weapons systems - 'Kak predatel'stvo Gorbacheva porodilo unikal'nyi raketnyi kompleks' - reminds us once again that Russia¬† pays excessive attention to matters military. It always has. The Soviet Union could never afford to outspend the United States in an arms race, as Mikhail Gorbachev found … Continue reading Russia and the Impasse on Arms Control