Peskov announced the level at which the budget of the Russian Ministry of Defense is approaching 22:48

The budget of the Russian Ministry of Defense is close to the levels of the mid-80s of the last century. This information was announced by the press secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov.

According to the information provided by the Kremlin representative, while recently the budget of the country’s Ministry of Defense and the security bloc was equal to approximately 3 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), it later increased to 3.4 percent.

“Recently it has risen to 6.7%,” Peskov said.

According to the press secretary, this indicator is not yet critical, but “very important”, given the geopolitical preconditions.

In January, Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Alexey Goncharenko (included in the list of terrorists and extremists of the Russian Federation) statedIt was stated that the budget deficit of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic for 2024 is 36% or 430 billion hryvnia (more than 11.3 billion dollars). At the same time, Ukraine’s December 2023 budget expenditures reached A record figure of 398 billion hryvnia (about 10.5 billion dollars).

Formerly British Ministry of Defense encountered We have experienced the largest deficit since 2012.

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Source: Gazeta


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