Pashinskiy: the defence budget of Ukraine in 23 times less than the Russian

The defence budget of Ukraine in 23 times less than the same budget of the Russian Federation. This was on «channel 5» said the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on national security and defense, Deputy Chairman of the faction «people’s front» Sergei Pashinsky.

«The lion’s share of the defense budget and the Ministry of the interior and police and the SBU, it and MES. So there is a lot of distortion. And when we talk about the budget of the Ministry of defense, it is 66 billion is $ 2, 5 billion, 20 times less than the budget of our real enemy that has killed our soldiers,» — said the Deputy.

In addition, he noted that the defence budget of Ukraine in 23 times less than the budget of the Russian Federation.

«The military budget of the Russian Federation is $ 48 billion On weapons, they spend 20%, or about $ 9 billion in the budget for the program of armament and modernization of the Armed forces — UAH 10 billion, $ 400 million, is 25-23 in times less . 23 times smaller than we can afford to spend on weapons is 10 billion, it’s not such a big amount,» — said Pashinsky.

Earlier Pashinsky said that Ukraine has surpassed Russia in missile weapons.




Pashinskiy: the defence budget of Ukraine in 23 times less than the Russian 03.01.2017

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