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The Ogarkov Readings conference is dedicated to the memory of Marshal of the Soviet Union Nikolay Ogarkov – the brightest Russian military thinker of the second half of the 20th century who anticipated the concept of Revolution in Military Affairs.

Russia's Intervention in Syria: Lessons Learned

Russia's Intervention in Syria: Lessons Learned In September 2015, Russia intervened militarily in Syria in support of the Syrian government. Over the next 15 months, Russia bolstered the Assad government in its efforts to retake large portions of the country and targeted Assad’s adversaries, often with considerable civilian cost. What has Russia learned from over a year of conflict? And what can we deduce from this conflict about Russian military capabilities and strategy? Ruslan Pukhov of the Center for the Analysis of Strategies and Technologies (CAST) in Moscow joined CSIS to break down the lessons learned.


Date: 14.01.2017