Number of the week: How much does Russia spend per soldier?

According to the Dengi weekly, leading NATO members spend five times that amount, whereas in Africa spending per soldier is dramatically lower, about $1,500–3,000 a year. However, when it comes to the cost of maintaining nuclear forces, the difference is not that marked: about $20 billion a year in the U.S. and from $10 to $15 billion, according to various estimates, in Russia. ‘As efficient as Swiss watches’: Life for Russia’s soldiers in Syria>>>

According to the Dengi weekly, leading NATO members spend five times that amount, whereas in Africa spending per soldier is dramatically lower, about $1,500–3,000 a year. However, when it comes to the cost of maintaining nuclear forces, the difference is not that marked: about $20 billion a year in the U.S. and from $10 to $15 billion, according to various estimates, in Russia. ‘As efficient as Swiss watches’: Life for Russia’s soldiers in Syria>>>

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Moscow invests less in servicemen than NATO but more than African nations

According to the Dengi weekly, leading NATO members spend five times that amount, whereas in Africa spending per soldier is dramatically lower, about $1,500–3,000 a year. 

However, when it comes to the cost of maintaining nuclear forces, the difference is not that marked: about $20 billion a year in the U.S. and from $10 to $15 billion, according to various estimates, in Russia. 

‘As efficient as Swiss watches’: Life for Russia’s soldiers in Syria>>>

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