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  1. Joshua Slocum

    VITEBSK The Fight and Destruction of the Third Panzer Army

    The origional draft of this book was written by Otto Heidkamper in 1954, at a time when NATO was studying the German conduct of the war, and no doubt seeking to learn everything they could about the Russian psyche and fighting.methods Otto's rank of Chief of Staff of the 3rd Panzer Army meant...
  2. ViolatorOfVirgins

    Russian New Generation Warfare Handbook

    https://info.publicintelligence.net/AWG-RussianNewWarfareHandbook.pdf (sorry- I couldn't find the Russian thread, search function doesn't work properly o.O). Anyway, nice but short read. Does anyone have similar newish (made in the last, let say, 25 years) pdfs about similar topic that are read...
  3. Idrach

    Quantum Weaponry? Anybody with a clue?

    I was reading an article about current Russian warfare thinking: Thomas Russia's Way of War In it, there is a very brief mention of "quantum weaponry". It also mentions quantum computing (which I have as reasonable a grasp of as could be expected of a non-specialist. Ditto quantum...
  4. Goatman

    Putin Watching .... The story continues

    Well I used the search function like a good little Ewok and couldn't find anything specifically matching this. A recent analysis of Vlad the Bad from a creditable source,reprinted by the Grauniad: For the good and benefit of the Troop. Question: I have a faint outline of who Vladimir Putin...
  5. Kromeriz

    Holland, the hand of Russia?

    Ostensibly, the disruption in relations between Holland and Turkey, two NATO member states, one a member of the EU the other, a shunned bride seem like a spat. However, who even suggested to the Turks that fermenting unrest and protests in another country in support of a sitting president was...
  6. Kromeriz

    End of sanctions against Russia?

    There is an article behind a pay wall in the Times. In it, Italy is pressing the EU and the UK in particular to engage with Russia to end the refugee crisis in Libya... 'Italy is turning to Russia to help combat the immigration crisis, despite warnings from European allies about Vladimir...
  7. ViolatorOfVirgins

    Getting hot in Turkey?

    Russian ambassador to Turkey 'shot dead' in Ankara Russian ambassador was shot in Ankara, russkies are quiet about his state so I believe he is kaput now.
  8. Miep

    Russia military strength -new reports

    + + = ? Balance is dropping more and more in favour of russia regarding a potential assault in europe in conventional numbers. Add to that the growing ability to deter a nuclear response by the Nato and the picture isnt looking very nice for states in EEurope.
  9. KGB_resident

    Dedicated Russian thread

    Other threads are sometimes overloaded by remarks only remotely connected to their themes. So it would be helpful to have a separate thread to discuss Russians, Russian mindset, habits, customs, Russian politics, politicians and so on and so forth. @scalieback agrees with it. Please, send...
  10. guzzijon

    Litvinenko Enquiry Announced

    Apparently completely coincidental timing of this announcement! To me it seems quite a clumsy use of a stick with which to poke Putin- and one which was buried last time we wanted to kiss and make up with him. It's a bit unseemly to drag up this 2006 assassination every time we get a monk on...

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