Russia’s military doctrine remains defensive — Putin

Russia’s military doctrine remains defensive despite NATO’s increased activity in Eastern Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

Russia’s military doctrine remains defensive despite NATO’s increased activity in Eastern Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

“Nevertheless, our military doctrine does not change, it is known to be of an exclusively defensive nature, but we will defend our security in a consistent and tough manner,” Putin said at a meeting of the Defense Ministry board.

First published by TASS.

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