Researches about Ukraine

Russian Strategic Logic

Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Russian soldiers after the seizure of Perevalne military base, Crimea, 9 March 2014, Wikipedia CCBESA Center Perspectives No. 549, August 2, 2017
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Western observers are often astonished by Russian military decision-making, which defies the principle of waiting for full knowledge of the enemy before acting. The Russian approach holds that it is in engagement of the enemy that knowledge will emerge that can advance an ultimate strategic design.
The decision-making of Russian leadership and the logic informing it, particularly in the use of military force in operations outside the borders of Russia, has baffled Western onlookers over the past decade. …read more

Source: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

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