Alexander Korolkov is a contributing columnist for Russia Beyond The Headlines (RBTH) who covers military and defense issues. He has also a Ph.D. in history from the Institute of World History of the Moscow State University.
With the Kremlin seeking to boost its presence in the Mediterranean, does this stance mean a revival of Cold War thinking?Read more
Amidst the Ukraine crisis, Putin calls for more independence of Russia’s military-industrial complex from components made by foreign companies. With this in mind, RD analyzes how Russia and Ukraine compete for deals in the foreign arms marketRead more