doi:10.3849/1802-7199

Military reform in context of security policy of the Russian Federation

Martin HOREMUŽ

The article analyzes the Russian military reform in context of security policy of the Russian Federation after the Soviet Union break up in 1991. In this connection it observes main features and problems connected with the military reform. Crucial for this period were wide changes in the international security environment (break up of bipolar system of international relations), which had a direct influence on redefinition and new formation of security politics of many countries, including Russia. On the other hand, this period meant specific conditions for the Russian Federation, during which the country was internally confronted with economy transformation effected during the whole period of the 90’s by permanent economical and social crises, creating of a new political system and searching of its post-imperial identity in the system of international relations.

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Keywords
Transformation of global security environment, military reform, security policy, military forces of Russian federation, war in Chechnya and Georgia.


Title in English:

Military reform in context of security policy of the Russian Federation

Title in Czech/Slovak:

Vojenská reforma v kontexte bezpečnostnej politiky Ruskej federácie

Author(s):

Martin Horemuž

Type:

Article

Language:

Slovak

Abstract:

English / Slovak

Journal:

Obrana a strategie (Defence & Strategy)

Publisher:

University of Defence

ISSN:

ISSN 1214-6463 (print) and ISSN 1802-7199 (on-line)

DOI:

10.3849/1802-7199.09.2009.02.061-078

Issue:

Volume 9, Number 2 (December 2009)

Pages:

61-78

Received: 21 July 2009

Accepted: 23 October 2009

Published online: 15 December 2009


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