Articles by Mikhail Barabanov



Mesmerized by the French Navy

If the Navy has an extra $1 billion in its budget, shouldn’t it spend this money on something more important than a new French-built helicopter carrier?

The Army's Chief Destroyer

It is now two years since Anatoly Serdyukov was unexpectedly named defense minister, and this has been a turbulent period for Russia's armed forces and top brass.