Military Integration Between Russia and South Ossetia: Quo Vadis?

This article examines the concept of military integration as applied to the case of Russia and South Ossetia, analyzes the integration dynamics and durability in this region and models future developments. The author concludes that increased military presence and capabilities are undoubtedly destabilizing security in the Caucasus region.


Grazvydas Jasutis, Lithuania

Note: This piece was originally published as a chapter in the Baltic Security and Defence Review, the bi-annual publication of the Baltic Defence College, Tartu, Estonia, and reprinted here with permission of the author.

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