Putin says no limit on financial support for Russia's armed forces

Russian President Vladimir Putin toasts with honorees of Russian state awards after a ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia December 20, 2022. Sputnik/Valery Sharifulin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

Dec 21 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin promised on Wednesday to give his armed forces anything they asked for to support the military campaign in Ukraine.

In a speech to defence chiefs in Moscow, Putin said there were no financial limits on what the government would provide its military.

He also said Russia needed to take special note of the importance of drones in the 10-month conflict and said Russia's hypersonic Sarmat missile - dubbed "Satan II" would be ready for deployment in the near future.

Reporting by Reuters

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