Prokhor Tebin is an independent military/naval expert and a Candidate of Political Sciences (Ph.D.). Since 2011 he has been a research associate at the Moscow office of The Risk Advisory Group (UK). In 2010 he graduated from the Faculty of World Politics at Moscow State University. In 2012 he defended his thesis entitled “The role and place of maritime strategy in U.S. national security policy” at the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) under the Russian Academy of Sciences. In 2010-2011 he worked as an analyst at the NPO Expert Club of Industry and Energy.
While it’s difficult to estimate the financial cost of the Syria military campaign for Russia’s treasury, it might not be more expensive than the large-scale military exercises that Russia has already been conductingRead more