logo_headerWednesday, July 6, 2022

externalUK Defense Ministry: Russia may increase defense spending but still struggle to replenish weapons

This item is part of our running news digest

June 14, 2022 9:43 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk
Share:

While Russian government funding is allowing the military industrial sector to meet demands placed on it by the war in Ukraine, the industry may struggle to keep up, partially due to sanctions and lack of expertise, the U.K. Defense Ministry said in its latest intelligence update. The update also cited a June 10 statement by a Russian official predicting that Russia's defense spending could reach a 20% increase in Russia's defense budget.

externalGo to the source of this newsSEE OUR NEWS DIGEST
The Kyiv Independent news desk
Author:  The Kyiv Independent news desk

Join our community

Support Ukraine's independent
journalism in its darkest hour

Support Us