Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Russia To Fire Over 35,000 Army Officers
Definitely not a good sign. If the central Government is strong, able to take on the military brass then you can expect the same Government to rattle the saber. It's one thing to keep a bunch of officers well fed, with a Dacha as the promissory retirement venue; totally another to can them and not expect any push-back from the rank and file. I suppose the Rooskies are shooting for a leaner/meaner footprint, with more money going to the technology. Let's hope it doesn't lead to another arms race.
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost