It became known as Russia spends on the military

Стало известно, сколько Россия тратит на армию

Russia spends more money on defense

Defense spending in Russia increased to 5.3% of GDP.

The expenses of the Russian authorities on defense up to 5.3% of GDP, or up to $69.2 billion So the country has risen to seventh in the world in the militarization of the economy, Izvestia writes, citing a study by PwC.

First place in the militarization of the economy is Oman with a share of the cost of 16.75% of GDP, second place went to Saudi Arabia (10,41%), third place in Syria (8,49%). The United States ranked only 17 th place with an index of 3.3% of GDP.

At the same time, according to the Stockholm international Institute for peace studies (SIPRI), Russia ranked third in the world in terms of budget expenditures on defense after the United States and China without reference to GDP.

Recall, Ukraine allocated to the defence of more than 6% of GDP, which exceeds the obligations for the countries-members of NATO.