Defense chief says Russia to maintain military superiority: Interfax

January 30, 2015 8:01 AM

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Defense chief says Russia to maintain military superiority: Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Defence 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 multi-billion dollar plan approved by President Vladimir Putin.

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