Observations on a recent trip to the former Soviet Union
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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English



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Report of initial substantive observations made during research trip to Russia and the Ukraine during July 1992. Commentary made in the following areas: Current political issues and personalities, military science. The western theater of war, how the Russians learn about the U.S., nuclear and other hardware issues, and what the Russians and Ukrainians were interested in finding out. Report concludes that research activities were well worth costs and recommends additional activities in the future. Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States, Ukraine.

Edition Notes

Other titlesNPS-NS-92-012.
Statementby James John Tritten
ContributionsNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Dept. of National Security Affairs
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25478802M

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