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The Politics of Russia’s Elusive Defense Reform
Zoltan Barany considers the reasons for the absence of substantive defense reform in Russia fifteen years after the Soviet collapse. He argues that even though reform was high on President Putin’s agenda when he took office, a combination of factors has prevented him from enforcing its implementation. Among these, the most significant has been consistent opposition to the transformation from the top of Russia’s military establishment.

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