Ruslan Pukhov is a prominent Russian defense analyst and director of the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies.
Pukhov graduated from the School of International Information of MGIMO University under the Russian Foreign Ministry in 1996. In 1996-1997 he was a post-graduate student at the Franco-Russian Master d'Etudes Internationales Sciences Po. In 1996-1997 he was a researcher on the Conventional Arms Project of the Center for Policy Studies in Russia. He is the author of a number of research articles on the conventional arms trade and the defense industries of Russia and France.
- Russia confirms Iran missile contract Moscow News 2009-03-19
- About CAST: Ruslan Pukhov, CAST Director Centre for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies
- Analyst: Iran likely to get air defenses United Press International 2008-11-01
- Russia has not delivered S-300 missile systems to Iran - source RIA Novosti 2009-03-19
- Russia develops new arms procurement program for 2011-2020
- ANALYSIS-Russian army shaken by post-Georgia reform plan Reuters 2008-10-17