CACDS Activities
02 октября 2016 10:00

PRESENTATION OF THE BOOK "HYBRID WAR A LA RUSSE" AT THE ICDS (ESTONIA)

On Friday, 30 September 2016, the book "Hybrid Warfare à la Russe" by Yuri Fedorov was presented by Mykhailo Samus, deputy director for international affairs of the CACDS at the International Centre for Defence and Security (Estonia).

During presentation the following topics were discussed:

• Historical myths as a driver of the Russian aggression

• Ukraine in the Putin’s “grand strategy”

• Russia’s strategy of the “hybrid war” in Ukraine

• The nature and the structure of Russia’s hybrid force

• Russian aggression in Ukraine and Kremlin relations with ultra-right parties and organizations in Europe

• Role of the Foreign Intelligence Service

• Russian financing of the European extreme-right and neo-fascist organizations

• Russian frontline organizations and figures working with the European ultra-conservative and neo-fascists groups

• Russia’s propaganda in Europe

• An outlook of the Russian foreign propaganda machine

• Basic arguments of the Russian propaganda in Europe

• Russia’s friends in Europe

After the presentation, Mykhailo Samus answered several questions and also shared some fresh thoughts on the Ukrainian experience in the hybrid military conflict with Russia and new developments in the situation on Donbass and Crimea.