Russia Overview Nations // Eurasian Republics

OVERVIEW After years of false starts, Moscow has gradually been enacting military reforms, including a revamping of its overall doctrine. The "Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation" was announced in 1999 and approved in early 2000 by President Vladimir Putin, replacing a version formulated in 1993. The doctrine calls for sweeping changes to Russia's defense structure, including a new nuclear policy. Previously, doctrine maintained that Russia's nuclear weapons were reserved...


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