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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Excerpts From Speeches, Editorials, and Other Notable Documents

by Tom Warner ‘Senseless Expenditures’ Impoverish Russian MilitaryRussian Defense Minister Igor Rodionov has frequently argued that military reforms cannot be launched at a time when the armed forces are drastically underfunded. But an article in the 11 March edition of Izvestiya, excerpted below, contends that Rodionov has long known that the military could save hundreds […]