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Russia’s Perpetual Quest for Military Modernization

Begin Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

Russian military honor guard, DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley via photostream of Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Flickr CCBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,097, February 26, 2019
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: One of the cyclical patterns of Russian history is the country’s perpetual quest for military modernization. This quest was pursued by the Romanovs and the Soviets and continues in modern-day Russia. Military spending is always prioritized over essential economic and social reforms, hampering the country’s competitiveness on the world stage and paving the way for its weakening and eventual disintegration.
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Source: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies

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