The Workshop at Oslo

On 25 May 2009, the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies (Oslo) held a workshop on the scientific and practical issues of the latest phase of Russian military reform. The workshop was attended by researchers from the UK, Norway, Sweden, and Russia.

After the workshop, the participants delivered public reports at the Oslo Military Society (founded in 1825).

V. B. Zatsepin, senior researcher of the IET’s Department for Military Economics, in his speech discussed at length the problems involved in Russian military expenditure.