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Subject Warmonger Medvedev Announces plans for a massive buildup of Russia's military
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Original Message As the world economy collapses around us and people are going hungry what does Russia do? Spend their money on the military!! What else?

Medvedev Pushes Plan to Remake Russian Military

MOSCOW, March 17 -- President Dmitry Medvedev vowed Tuesday to press ahead with an ambitious overhaul of Russia's armed forces despite the nation's economic problems and vocal opposition from within the military. Medvedev promised weapons upgrades but also endorsed organizational changes that will cut the officer corps by more than half, or as many as 200,000 positions.

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