A day after his victory in the presidential election, the Russian head of state Vladimir Putin in a decrease of the military expenses announced.
Who will be this year and next were reduced, said Putin on Monday during a meeting with his opponents run in Moscow. The Russian defence will not suffer, ” he said according to the news agency Interfax.
Putin was at the election of Sunday with the best result of his career was re-elected. In his address to the nation on 1 march, he had new weapons presented. That provoked in the West, concerns about a new arms race like in the Cold War. Putin now tries to put that fear to take away. “Nobody wants an arms race begin”, he stressed. Russia wants constructive relations with other countries to build, what it sounds like.