This is the author’s accepted manuscript version of Chapman, B. (2014). Army, Russian (1991-). In Russia at War: From the Mongol Conquest to Afghanistan, Chechnya, and Beyond by Timothy C. Dowling, Editor. (Vol. 1, pp. 60-61). Copyright © 2014 by ABC-CLIO, LLC. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission from ABC-CLIO, LLC, Santana Barbara, CA.


Provides a history of the Russian Army from the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 until the "annexation" of Crimea in 2014. Places emphasis on this force's strengths and weaknesses, military operations during this period, and emerging security challenges.


Russian Army, Russian military doctrine, Russian military policy

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