Read review, ' Putin takes Crimea 2014', Osprey Raid 59, Mark Galeotti | Armorama™

An authoritative analysis of how Putin's Russia conquered the Crimea in 2014 using 'grey zone' warfare techniques, blending operations by anonymous special forces with cyber, sabotage, and propaganda. Illustrated throughout with around 50 photos and 9 pages of colour illustrations.

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Good series from a reporter on the ground when it happened-