Spending on national defense in 2016 will exceed three trillion rubles


Moscow. On 24 October. The draft budget for 2016 suggests a defence spending of $ 3 trillion 145 billion rubles, which is 4% relative to GDP.

According to the draft law “On Federal budget for 2016” made by the government of the Russian Federation on Friday in the state Duma, the share in the total expenditures of the Federal budget compared to 2015 (20,2%) will be reduced and will amount to 19.6 percent.

Budget allocations in 2016 on the section “national defense” is planned in volume 3 090,7 145 million.

In the draft budget for 2016, the expenditures under section “national safety and law-enforcement activity” are 2.6% relative to GDP. Share in the total expenditures of the Federal budget compared to 2015 year (12.8 per cent) will be reduced and will amount to 12.4 percent.

Budget allocations in 2016 on the section “national safety and law-enforcement activity” are planned at $ 2 024 099,4 million rubles.