Meaning of maskirovka in English:

maskirovka

Pronunciation /ˌmɑːskɪˈrɒvkə/ /ˌmaskɪˈrɒvkə/

noun

Military
  • In Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union: political or military deception, especially as practised against Western intelligence.

Origin

1970s. From Russian maskirovka masking, disguise, camouflage from maskirovat′ to mask, disguise, camouflage (from French masquer) + -ka, suffix forming nouns.