Russia spends over $6 bn a year on military aggression against Ukraine – Turchynov

Russia annually spends more than USD 6 billion on military aggression against Ukraine.

Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said this in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine news agency.

"According to our estimates, the sum is more than $6 billion a year," he said.

Turchynov noted that USD 3 billion was spent on financial support for the occupied territories, while more than USD 3 billion constituted direct military spending.


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