All Posts Tagged With: "Nikolai Patrushev"

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In the War on Terrorism, Medvedev Follows in Putin’s Tracks

Yezhednevny Zhurnal columnists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan discuss why President Medvedev’s policy response to last week’s Moscow metro bombings will do nothing to prevent future terrorist attacks.

Apr 8, 2010 | Continued
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Medvedev Confirms Revamped Military Doctrine

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev has officially confirmed the country’s new military doctrine, which will now allow Russia to conduct a pre-emptive nuclear strike.

Feb 5, 2010 | Continued
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New Military Doctrine to Allow Preemptive Nuclear Strike

A revamped version of Russia’s military doctrine includes a provision that will allow for a preemptive nuclear strike in situations deemed critical to national security.

Nov 24, 2009 | Continued
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A Record Harvest of Spies

Yulia Latynina writes an insightful piece on the recent spate of espionage cases in Russia, wondering at the capability of a law enforcement agency that can readily expose presumed infiltrators, but can’t even solve simple domestic crimes.

Apr 2, 2008 | Continued
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Top Officer Murdered in Fire-Fight

A leading police chief has been gunned down in the south Caucasus region of Kabardino-Balkaria. A statement from militants indicates the original target was the head of the FSB, who was visiting the area.

Jan 13, 2008 | Continued