Sergey Shoigu has unveiled plans to strengthen Russia’s military branch due to the complex military and political situation in the world.
Russian Minister of Defence Sergey Shoigu announced on Wednesday that NATO’s military activity near Russian borders makes it enhance the capacities of its non-nuclear forces.
“The complicated military and political situation in the world and the increasing activity of NATO troops nearby Russia’s borders dictate the need for further quality development of our military,” the minister said in a statement.
He has also named the priorities of the development of the armed forces including increasing its combat efficiency, maintaining the operational status of nuclear weapons, and improving Russia’s non-nuclear combat capacities.
Shoigu added that the Defense Ministry will focus on fulfilling these objectives and supply modern equipment, vehicles, and arms of high accuracy.
The announcement comes days after Russia’s military
Last week Russian President Vladimir Putin