Sergei Shoigu, Vladimir Putin

Putin’s week-long disappearance: checking if Russia can fight two and a half wars at once

Russia is successfully implementing military reform whose purpose is to have the capability to fight two and a half military conflicts concurrently. That is, the Russian armed forces must be able to fight two of any type of military conflict and at the same time participate in a peacekeeping operation alone or together with international forces using only standby military capabilities. […]