While doing archive research, I came across translations of lectures from Soviet General Staff Academy, or Voroshilov Academy as it was also known in the Soviet days. I had tucked away the documents in a notebook, and tweeted about some of them. https://twitter.com/vpkivimaki/status/820629224717488128 After getting my hands on the "CIA Analysis of Warsaw Pact Forces" … Continue reading Soviet General Staff Academy Lectures 1968-1985
In July of 2017, I released the first index to translations from secret Soviet military journals that the CIA had acquired and translated during the Cold War. During that process, I noticed that in the summer of 2017, the CIA had dome some changes to the way PDF documents were linked in the online Electronic … Continue reading Index of CIA’s Soviet military journal translations (Christmas 2018 Update)
A look at declassified Project RAND reports from 1951-1956, including balloon reconnaissance of USSR.
Soviet analysis from the CIA: USSR (Monthly) Reviews from 1982 to 1991.
The story of how over 700 articles from the Soviet-era classified versions of Military Thought were found and indexed.