MOSCOW, December 9. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called the secret spending of the Ministry of defence for action in Syria, but they are within budget.
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As the aircraft of the Russian Federation helps to fight with terrorists in Syria
“It’s a secret. I can say this: the use of Russian armed forces completely within the parameters of the budget of the Ministry of defense. They did not seek to increase defense spending in relation to the situation (in Syria – ed.TASS),” he said, answering a question in an interview with Russian TV channels.
Russian air force strikes on targets of terrorist groups in Syria from 30 September, acting at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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“A conversation with Dmitry Medvedev”. Text translation