Colonel Evgeny Khrushchev, editorial board member of Veterans Today is also is the military analyst at Russia Today (RT)

Contrary to the family tradition, he didn’t apply to Vladivostok Navy Academy to join the Pacific Fleet but enrolled in the Red Banner Institute specializing in Central Asian affairs.



PSYOPS officer of the 56th Airborne Assault Brigade in Gardez, Paktia, Democratic Republic of Afghanistan First Secretary of the Russian Embassy in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.


The Russian Airborne peace-keeping mission under the aegis of UNPROFOR.

The United States
The main mission: to promote rapport & rapprochement between Russian & American veterans, in close cohesion with US military attaché General Reppert and Special Forces General Metaxis.

* Led the 1st delegation of Soviet Afghan Vets to the US at the invitation of VVA & VVC
* Addressed SOLIC Command and JFK Special Warfare School
* Consulted CBS 60 Minutes on the Soviet campaign in Afghanistan
* Interviewed by ABC 20/20 and Discovery Channel
* Featured by France Press, Boston Globe and USN& WR during the 1st Moscow putsch.

Inspired by Chinese strategy, Persian Sufi poetry and British cats; addicted to Country & Blues and muscle cars.

Favorite personal/personnel carrier – KA-50 Black Shark, due to financial & social constraints, settled for KTM 950 SM.

311th Anniversary: Russian Marines Day!

311th Anniversary:  Russian Marines Day!

Editor’s note:  Excuse the language challenge. Gene was having one of those days. Marines Day is celebrated in Russia annually on November 27. This is one of the numerous Russian military professional days, that is celebrated on the official level since 1996. Unlike many other professional days, Marines Days wasn’t established by President of the Russian […]

Obama The Drama

Obama The Drama

Despite the monumental snow job by the White House to carefully craft and spin the image of the US president as cerebral & aloof ‘no drama Obama’, his modus operandi has generated a pileup of smoldering snafus in domestic & foreign policy.

Deadly Study Unclassified

Deadly Study Unclassified

Afghan/American security ‘partnership’ is top-down unmitigated disaster, according to Jeffrey Bordin, political & military behavioral PhD scientist, who worked in Afghanistan for 4 years and conducted the 1st Green on Blue study.

Green-on-Blue Mid-Action Report

Green-on-Blue Mid-Action Report

“Anomalous surge in assassinations of foreign friends, dressed in American BDU, by hostile hosts, clad in Afghan uniform, has catapulted an obscure milspeak green-on-blue, into the limelight of public attention.”

The Pakistan/American Option Strategy

The Pakistan/American Option Strategy

Every country has its own peculiarities, but in international affairs, Pakistan stands out as the one and only state that, despite the perennial turmoil in internal affairs and lack of powerful Beltway lobby, has excelled splendidly in exploiting US ‘smart power’ ambitions .

When the US betrayed their staunchest ally, the Shah of Iran, General Zia ul-Haq – unlike Noriega, Hussein, Qaddafi, and Mubarak et al – was the first to conclude that, to count on succor from the White House when push comes to shove, would be a suicidal folly.

Straight dope on PSYOP in US Drug War

Straight dope on PSYOP in US Drug War

First, the Pentagon infiltrated the US mainstream media on the sly by a constellation of retired military stars to massage the major message on Operation Indefinite Liberty, OIL aka GWAT, globally.

Later, Fort Fumble reversed its spinmeister tactics and, in overt civ/mil joint venture, it imbedded tightly vetted quill-drivers into US Marines & Army units in Afghanistan to promote Obama’s double-down surge locally.

NATO Vulture Culture

NATO Vulture Culture

Russian Aurora has discharged a preemptive salvo against the Atlantic freedom vultures in America, which have camped out at sweet home Chicago.

No, it wasn’t another Bolshevik mutiny at the legendary cruiser in St Petersburg; it was an audacious Russian think tank, Institute for Foreign Policy Research & Initiatives, that boarded ritzy Marriott Aurora in Moscow to test fire a new revolutionary manifesto – International Conference “NATO: myths and reality lessons for Russia and the world”.

COL. EUGENE KRUSHCHEV: Smart Power Sophistry

SMART POWER SOPHISTRY By Colonel Eugene Khrushchev STAFF WRITER/Editor US foreign policy mavens have plucked from obscurity and put a new spin on Smart Power concept as the cornerstone of the US National Security Strategy. In theory and on paper, this paradigm shift is picture-perfect.  In practice, if it takes seeing to believing, don’t be […]


THE LORD OF THE DRUGS By Colonel Eugene Khrushchev (ret) STAFF WRITER/Editor With great gusto Karzai used to ‘play US like a fiddle’. Unabashed, he’ll continue to treat Uncle Sam as a sugar daddy – until the White House has the guts to face this worst kept secret fairly & squarely. US Administration should face […]

COL. EUGENE KHRUSHCHEV: UNAMA HR devil’s advocate: part two. Afghan WMD collateral damage

UNAMA HR devil’s advocate: part two. Afghan WMD collateral damage By Col. Eugene Khrushchev (ret.) STAFF WRITER/Editor The Methodology section offers contradicting disclaimers that effectively negate the veracity of the 2010 mid-year report: • “The non-combatant status of the reported victims…cannot be conclusively established or is disputed”  • “UNAMA HR …does not presume fighting-age males […]

COL. EUGENE KHRUSHCHEV: UNAMA Devil’s Advocate: Part One

By Col. Eugene Khrushchev (ret.) STAFF WRITER/Editor UNAMA HR’s 2010 mid-year Report, “Protection of civilians in armed conflict” is an important milestone of the UN’s lofty endeavor in Afghanistan. Also, it’s deeply disturbing – due to what is claims, and what it doesn’t. Devil’s advocate review questions UNAMA HR Report’s vision & veracity and offers […]


THE AFTERMATH OF AFGHANIFEST By Colonel Eugene Khrushchev STAFF WRITER/Editor The latest international conference in Kabul didn’t have any suspense or surprise, but it came up with different outcomes for different stakeholders in Afghanistan. The cold snow job in the simmering summer For the international community represented by the UN as a whole, and by […]


AFGHAN’S DEEP DRUG DIVIDE Colonel Eugene Khrushchev STAFF WRITER/Editor “Since Afghan drug lords’ special rep Richard Holbrooke, in cahoots with CIA and Karzai Bros Drug Inc., hijacked US Afghan policy, DEA & SOF counternarcotics strategy has gone into a tailspin and the war on drugs has been jettisoned in favor of micro-soft policy on dope. […]

Col. Eugene Khrushchev: The Histrionics Of US Drug-Controlled Policy

By Colonel Eugene Khrushchev, STAFF WRITER/Editor From plight to blight The US has launched a surreptitious germ warfare against the hard-working drug-farmers – or so claimed the narco-jihadist propaganda when a “mysterious” blight had suddenly struck the “good” part of the opium poppy fields on the eve of the harvest. A shot in the foot […]

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