In his column for Novoe Vremia website Co-director of Foreign Relationa and Internationational Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk describes how Russian president Vladimir Putin successfully exploits aggressive actions and rhetoric in his forign policy to blackmail Ukraine and the West.
In his recent interview, Vladimir Putin emphasised on Russia possessing hightech weapons ready for use in the case of a “threat” to national security.
Obviously, he spoke primarily of the Russian cruise missiles that hit Syria, and, according to the Russian leadership, served as the demonstration of the country’s high tech weapons. Analysts have already called this attack the …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre