Russia: No Other Country Will Gain ‘Military Superiority’

Posted January 30, 2015 at 9:15am

Business Insider reports that “Defense minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday he would not let anyone gain military superiority over Russia and that he would fulfill a plan to modernize the armed forces by 2020.”  

“Russia, hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine and a fall in oil prices, is expected to enter recession this year, but Shoigu said he would carry out the multibillion-dollar plan approved by President Vladimir Putin.”  

“The task set by the president — to prevent (others’) military superiority over Russia — will be fulfilled unconditionally,” Interfax news agency quoted Shoigu as telling a Defense Ministry meeting”