The Evolution of Military Reform in Russia, 2001
CNA Corporation Alexandria United States
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Ten years ago the Cold War ended and the Soviet Union was dissolved. The new Russian Federation faced an agenda calling for fundamental transformation. There were five major challenges for Russia, and the country had to deal with them simultaneously 1. To establish a new identity 2. To build political democracy 3. To replace total government control of the economy with market economy 4. To integrate Russia into the global economy5. To conduct military reform.