Russia plans a larger military expansion up to 1.5 million people

Russian Battle Tanks Servicemen prepare for a live demonstration of Russian battle tanks at the International Military-Technical Forum 'ARMY 2018' expo at Kubinka airfield in Kubinka, Russia, on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. The event is organised by the Russian Ministry of Defence and combines the exhibition and dynamic demonstration of military equipment capabilities with strong participation of an international audience represented by foreign exhibitors, delegations and visitors. © Bloomberg

Revelations 6:3-4 “when he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, “Come!” 4 And out came another horse, bright red. Its rider was permitted to take peace from the earth, so that people should slay one another, and he was given a great sword.

Important Takeaways:

  • Russia to Boost Troops in West, Expanding Army to 1.5 Million People
  • Russia will create new commands near Europe as it expands its military to 1.5 million people amid deepening tensions with the US and its allies over the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine.
  • Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the military expansion came in response to the “proxy war” he claimed the US and its allies are waging against Russia in Ukraine, Interfax reported. Kyiv and its allies are fighting to fend off Russia’s invasion of its neighbor.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin last month approved Shoigu’s plan to boost the size of his military from the current target level of 1.15 million but the Kremlin hasn’t said how fast that will take place

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