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Global military spending rises but Russia sees a fall

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 01:34

Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades. As Francis Maguire reports, the report by the defence think-tank SIPRI also suggests tighter purse-strings are likely to affect Moscow's military activity ahead, while globally military spending is up.

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Russian military spending fell by a fifth last year, its first decline in nearly two decades. As Francis Maguire reports, the report by the defence think-tank SIPRI also suggests tighter purse-strings are likely to affect Moscow's military activity ahead, while globally military spending is up.

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Global military spending rises but Russia sees a fall

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 - 01:34