Military budget of the Russian Federation: Difference between revisions

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The [[International Institute of Strategic Studies]] (IISS) estimated the 2013 Russian military budget at US$68.2 billion, a 31% rise since 2008.<ref>{{cite web|title=Russian military regains its clout|url=http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/02/28/world/russian-military-regains-its-clout/#.UxGgefnxqlQ|publisher=Reuters via Japan Times|accessdate=1 March 2014}}</ref> IISS noted in their 2013 report that this meant that Russia had passed the UK and Saudi Arabia to become the world's third largest military spender, though exchange rates had also been a factor in this.<ref>{{cite web|last=Marcus|first=Johnathan|title=Military spending: Balance tipping towards China|url=http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-26054545|publisher=BBC|accessdate=1 March 2014}}</ref>
 
The [[Stockholm International Peace Research Institute]] (SIPRI) 2013 Military Expenditure Database estimated Russia's military expenditure in 2012 at US$90.749 billion.<ref>{{cite web|title=SIPRI Military Expenditure Database |url=http://milexdata.sipri.org/files/?file=SIPRI+milex+data+1988-2012+v2.xlsx |publisher=Stockholm International Peace Research Institute |accessdate=1 March 2014 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20140208055140/https://milexdata.sipri.org/files/?file=SIPRI%20milex%20data%201988-2012%20v2.xlsx |archivedate=8 February 2014 |df= }}</ref> This estimate is an increase of more than US$18 billion on SIPRI's estimate of the Russian military budget for 2011 (US$71.9 billion).<ref name="auto1">{{cite web|last=Toohey |first=Nathan |title=Russia’s defense spending grows to third largest in the world |url=http://themoscownews.com/russia/20120417/189640006.html |publisher=Moscow Times |accessdate=1 March 2014 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20140305133919/http://themoscownews.com/russia/20120417/189640006.html |archivedate=5 March 2014 |df= }}</ref>
 
==History==
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! '''Country/Region''' || '''Official budget (latest)''' || '''[[Stockholm International Peace Research Institute|SIPRI]] (2012)<ref>{{cite web|title=SIPRI Military Expenditure Database |url=http://milexdata.sipri.org/files/?file=SIPRI+milex+data+1988-2012+v2.xlsx |publisher=Stockholm International Peace Research Institute |accessdate=2 March 2014 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20140208055140/https://milexdata.sipri.org/files/?file=SIPRI%20milex%20data%201988-2012%20v2.xlsx |archivedate=8 February 2014 |df= }}</ref> ''' || '''[[IHS Inc.]] (2013)<ref>{{cite web|title=Global Defence Budgets Overall to Rise for First Time in Five Years - Four of the five fastest growing defence markets in 2013 were in the Middle East; Russia grabs third place from Japan and the UK|url=http://press.ihs.com/press-release/aerospace-defense-terrorism/global-defence-budgets-overall-rise-first-time-five-years|publisher=IHS inc.|accessdate=2 March 2014}}</ref> ''' || '''[[International Institute of Strategic Studies|IISS]] (2013)<ref>{{cite web|last=Marcus|first=Johnathan|title=Military spending: Balance tipping towards China|publisher=BBC|accessdate=2 March 2014}}</ref> '''
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