EBook – Интервью с воинами – интернационалистами Афганской войны 1979-1989 годов

AfgИнтервью с воинами – интернационалистами Афганской войны 1979-1989 годов

(Interviews with Central Asian Afgantsy – participants in the Soviet-Afghan war, 1979-1989)

Под редакцией Марлен Ларюэль, Ботагоз Ракишевой

(Marlene Laruelle, Botagoz Rakisheva, eds) 

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Les Etudes du CERI – Elisabeth Sieca-Kozlowski, “Regulating ethnic and religious minorities in the post-Soviet Russian army: The case of Muslims”

Elisabeth SIECA-KOZLOWSKI , “Un exemple de la gestion des minorités ethniques et religieuses dans l’armée russe : le cas des musulmans” [Regulating ethnic and religious minorities in the post-Soviet Russian army: The case of Muslims], Les Etudes du CERI,  n°164, April 2010.

Abstract:  The post-Soviet Russian armu, having decided to main the draft, must address issues associated with the existence of ethnic and religious minorities; specifically the growing numbers of Muslims and the proselytizing by the Orthodox Chuch. The Russian Othodox Church’s policy of blessing the troops is the source of growing discontent among the Muslim community. The two conflicts of Chechnya have further contributed to the difficulties faced by the army’s Muslim minority. Continue reading

Pipss.org – Issue 10 on “The Integration of Non-Russian Servicemen in the Imperial, Soviet and Russian Army”

Issue 10 | 2009 available at http://pipss.revues.org/index2293.html
The Integration of Non-Russian Servicemen in the Imperial, Soviet and Russian Army

Juliette Cadiot – “Russian army, non-Russians, non-Slavs, non-Orthodox: the risky construction of a multiethnic army. Russia, USSR” [Full text] Continue reading