In the wake of Monomachus troops … to 899 anniversary of the accession to the throne of Vladimir Monomakh

By the beginning of XI century the struggle against Russia polovtsev lasted almost half a century. During this period, Kuman little known failures. First truly serious defeat was inflicted Polovechens April 3, 1103 at the river Suteni army under the command of Svjatopolka Izyaslavich Kiev and Vladimir Monomakh. Final battle was to a large extent predetermined literate intelligence and subversive actions of the Russian soldiers. As a result of successful operations commandos who had left the army polovtsev without care, it was caught by surprise and did not have time to readjust from marching in order of battle. Beldyuzya Khan

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According to the views of the professional Ukrainian army is the most backward in Eastern Europe

In the Ukrainian army did not have long supplied new weapons, which is why she turned into the most backward army in the region, which has a smaller percentage of serviceable equipment. Such a conclusion was a Polish expert of the Center of research Andrzej Wilk.

According to that disk imaging, it holds control of Ukraine allocates funds for minor armed forces in comparison with the adjacent states, despite the fact that in 2012 the cost of the army will exceed 1% of GDP and will be almost two billion dollars. For comparison, the cost of Byelorussia on the

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According to the views of Zhirinovsky, the Russian army has lost its fighting capacity

In the newspaper "Izvestia" last Thursday was posted programmatic article "Where to Go Russia", which is the creator of the presidential candidate's favorite Liberal Democratic Party Vladimir Zhirinovsky.

Namely, in his article, he raised question development Russian army, stating that she actually lost her own combat capability.According to the views of Zhirinovsky, officers' families "how nischebrodnichali and begging," at the time Generals' build cottages for themselves. " The politician is wondering why Russian army so many generals.

He believes that our home is in need of a strong volunteer army, which has the highest degree of combat readiness, able to

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Russia has put Afghanistan nine Mi-17 helicopters

Russia delivered the first nine Mi-17V5 helicopters to Afghanistan, is now in the process of transfer machines Afghan national security forces.

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Production of the remaining 12 helicopters continues at the Kazan Helicopter Plant, these machines will be delivered next year, it was announced by the representative of the military-industrial complex, involved in the execution of the contract.

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The volume of Russian-American contract to supply Afghan security forces Mi-17V5 was signed by Rosoboronexport with the command of the U.S. Army May 26, 2011 and amounts to 375,050,000 dollars. Helicopters are available to enhance the already

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Azimuth reforms. Where they lose morale zavedut army?

The future increase in people in uniform monetary allowances, together with the construction of their apartments, creates a tradesman memory completely safe solution to one of the most pressing problems of our army. Thinking in this way, taxpayers are entitled to expect the impact of the defenders of the Fatherland. According to a survey conducted by the polls, the first in the ability of our military to protect the country convinced more than half of the respondents. But among those who wear the shoulder straps and knows the situation from the inside, even less optimistic. In my opinion, one

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Russian army will change inedible food (AFP, France)

Moscow — Russia has decided to change the daily diet of the soldiers of the Russian army, which serves to imperial times were evaluated primarily by many as inedible.

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"Izvestia" newspaper reported that Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov — a civilian in charge of the implementation of a major military reform, strict orders to withdraw from the diet, another traditional carbohydrate meal.

Pearl barley porridge, cheap oily concoction that requires long cooking to achieve a state in which it can digest, was officially banned in favor of a much more expensive and delicious buckwheat.

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Plasticine generals

Negative consequences of "reform" of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation under the direction of A. Serdyukov has emerged completely. Our experience tells commanders, conscientious politicians who think the officers — all who recognize the value of the Army and Navy, assess what is happening now in the Ministry of Defence as unprecedented in the history of the country's devastating blow to its defense, but in the current climate, many prefer to remain silent.

Keep silent — you get into BlastbrewAn example of this — the past is not so long ago, a meeting at which the main "reformer"

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Plans and the ratio of Russian forces and the German side to the beginning of 1945

For Germany, the situation created by the end of 1944, did not look so disastrous as it was, for example, in the summer of the same year. General mites that threaten the Allies and Russian Alliance, is still not closed. Although the advent of the Bulge is not reincarnated as a strategic blow against the forces of the Allies and Germany gave a hundred percent free up forces to the Eastern Front, the Germans seized the initiative in the West and allies in handy some time before they were able to resume their movement into the Reich. In the

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Plans and the army of the Central Powers

Each majestic power that was involved in the First World War, had their military plans. These plans were formed on the basis of the ability of armies since: they are at the time, about 70% consisted of infantry, the rest is accounted for by artillery, cavalry, engineering units and other forces. Armored vehicles and aircraft have not yet become separate species of troops, able to make a radical change in the war.

Airplanes were used as the main means of communication and intelligence. First experiments in the bombing occurred during Tripoli and the Balkan wars. Until a strong

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Russian Airborne Troops need to quickly get new drones — COMMANDER

Airborne troops of the currently experiencing an acute shortage of UAVs as a short-range, and percussion class, said Tuesday RIA Announces Airborne Troops Commander Colonel General Vladimir Shamanov.   Earlier, a source in the Russian Defense Ministry told RIA Novosti, that the first razvedkompleksy with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), a short-range Russian-made «Orlan-10» arrive in the Armed Forces in 2013. Until the Russian army, Israeli drones are of the same class (radius acts to 100 km) Vird Eye-400 and Searcher MK2 and Russian «drones» short-range action (40 km) of «Pear».   «Now Airborne Special Forces Regiment has several complex

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