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Coronavirus: With economy badly affected, Moscow considers military spending cuts

Russia is considering cutting spending on the military as low oil prices and the coronavirus crisis have pummeled its economy, a document published by the finance ministry shows.The ministry has proposed the government cut state spending on the military by 5 percent between 2021 and 2023. The proposal, published on Monday, also includes budget spending cuts of 10 percent for the court system, the servicing of Russia’s debt and wages for civil servants.For more coronavirus news, :Coronavirus: Russia says hoping to produce 200 million vaccine doses this yearRussia holds military drills in southwest amid clashes between Azerbaijan and ArmeniaRussian President …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya