Q2: Ukrainian War Plan emphasized rapid deployment & special forces, positivist orientation to avoid tripping NATO Article 5, why has this conflict devolved into an 'old war'?
Q3: What did Russia learn from its 2nd Chechen Conflict regarding interoperability & permanent readiness?
Q4: How does Russia fix its poor state of avionics, guidance munitions weaponry, antiquated tanks and poor armament without damaging its autocratic institutions?
Q5: How can Russian war planners parry the impact of 700K+ draft on its society?
Q6: Are their alternatives to embracing a western/capitalist 'market based' industrial reforms for armaments?
Q7: The components of Russia's Central Bank portfolio is heavily foreign denominated debt, collapsing Russian dollar and exhausted foreign reserves. How does Putin avoid implosion.
Dr. Stefan Hedlund Uppsala Center for Russian/Eurasian Affairs, an authority on Russian strategy, Russian Political Economy http://www.stefanhedlund.com