- Keir Giles: Each week brings new evidence of Russia's lack of restraint in pursuing its own security agenda
- Russia sees that it is already in conflict with the West in every domain except direct and deliberate military clashes, he says
Keir Giles is an associate fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme. He is also a director of the Conflict Studies Research Centre, a group of subject matter experts in Eurasian security. The opinions in the article belong to the author.
(CNN)Russia, of late, has been demonstrating not only increased confidence in its own abilities and capabilities, but also a sense of urgency in being as well prepared as possible for open conflict.