Russia And The Russian Government

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Few countries have as colourful and an impressive history than Russia. There were off and on struggles between the East and West and sometimes Russia would defend the two. Russia has brought immigrants from different backgrounds together into a single culture and state to inspire immense ethnic diversity that refuses to disappear. The outcome has been a fusion of social democracy and private enterprise, of east and west, Christians and Muslims, with a speck of social experimentation thrown into the mix. Russia has a long and rich cultural history, immersed in literature, dance, art and classical music. Foreigners may see the country as unexciting or uninteresting. However, Russia has a visible cultural past, from its colourful attires to…show more content…
United Russia is the leading political party in the Russian government. The Communist party is the next main opposition organization in Russia.
Furthermore, President Vladimir Putin has put a big emphasis on updating and upgrading Russias military capabilities. Russian conventional capabilities have increased and will continue to rise while President Vladimir Putin is in office. The increase in spending on defence will mean that units have improved training and better equipment. Since 2008, the Armed Forces in Russia have been going through a very large-scale restructuring program with the commitment to developing their military capability, especially concerning availability and readiness. The Government is ambitious concerning the Military. The increase in defense expenditure remains high towards gradually increasing the country’s military capability.
Russia has three branches of armed services. The Air Force, the Ground Forces, the Navy and each of these, in turn, consists of arms of services such as artillery and infantry. There are also independent arms of service directly under the General Staff. The Airborne Forces, the Strategic Missile Forces, and the Aerospace Defence Forces.
The Ground Forces are the biggest of the branches and have eight arms of service which include infantry, tanks, artillery, air defence, rocket troops, engineers, reconnaissance, signals, and CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear) protection. In 2013, the
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