Shoigu told about the military expenditures of the USA, Russia and China
MOSCOW, may 24 — RIA Novosti. The military spending of the USA exceeds 11 times the figures in Russia, China spends on its military, three times more than Russia, said Wednesday the Minister of defense of Russia, army General Sergey Shoigu.
“Our spending on defense 11 times less than in the United States. A comparison with China accounting for one third. The contents of a soldier in the United States costs about 510 thousand dollars, in the UK — 377, China — 170, and us — 54,” — said Shoigu during the “government hour” in the Federation Council.
The Minister noted that over the past year, with such a difference in financing of Armed forces of Russia managed to achieve political parity with the countries of NATO.