Russia’s military buildup continues at the planned pace despite its economic troubles. This photo, from Sept 1, 2012, from early in that buildup, show Mig-29 jet fighters of the Russian aerobatic team Strizhi (Swifts) performing in Batajnica, military airport near Belgrade, Serbia.
Russia’s military buildup continues at the planned pace despite its economic troubles. This photo, from Sept 1, 2012, from early in that buildup, show Mig-29 jet fighters of the Russian aerobatic team Strizhi (Swifts) performing in Batajnica, military airport near Belgrade, Serbia. Darko Vojinovic AP
Russia’s military buildup continues at the planned pace despite its economic troubles. This photo, from Sept 1, 2012, from early in that buildup, show Mig-29 jet fighters of the Russian aerobatic team Strizhi (Swifts) performing in Batajnica, military airport near Belgrade, Serbia. Darko Vojinovic AP

Russian military buildup has continued despite faltering economy

November 02, 2016 11:58 AM

UPDATED November 02, 2016 12:15 PM

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