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Primer on Sociopolitical and Military Developments in Russia-Ukraine

This compilation of works consists mainly of articles from Military Review, publications authored by the Combat Studies Institute, monographs from students at the Command and General Staff College, and selected works from other sources for which we have permission to reproduce.

The Army University Press invites readers to submit for publishing consideration articles to Military Review or longer works to the Combat Studies Institute on issues related to Russia. Guidelines for submission are on the Army University Press website at


Military Review Articles - Ukraine | “Continuing the Conversation”

     Ukraine’s Battle at Ilovaisk, August 2014: The Tyranny of Means

    Ukraine’s Battle at Ilovaisk, August 2014:

    The Tyranny of Means

    By Maj. Michael Cohen

    The purpose of this opinion piece is to spur discussion and offer recommendations on what strategic stance the United States should take towards the Russian Federation. Initially, I will present some facts to frame the status quo and offer those not familiar with Russia, Europe, or Eurasia some background on which to base the discussion.

    Published as a Military Review online exclusive article, June 10, 2016.

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Observations from the Russian-Ukranian Border Video

By Army University and Dr. Ibrahimov (CRELMO/OSCE/CGSC)