Russia Ends Large-Scale Rearmament Era

The solid-fueled road-mobile ICBM Yars, pictured being lofted from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, is capable of launching multiple warheads.
Credit: Russian Defense Ministry
After a decade of large-scale rearmament, Russia’s defense expenditures will remain static for the next few years while the country’s armed forces switch to pinpoint purchases of new weapons. Moscow’s main priorities likely will be further enhancement of nuclear capabilities as well as the...

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