Armed Forces And Government Spending

January 2012
Belarus Defence & Security Report;2012, p67
Industry Profile
The article provides an overview of armed forces and government spending of Belarus in 2012. It mentions that the armed forces of the country stays at 2008 strengths with vast majority of 180,000 troops on Belarusian soil were of Russian ethnicity. It states that the country was left with tactical nuclear weapons and 81 intercontinental ballistic missiles (IBMs) armed with nuclear weapons following the dissolution of the former Soviet Union.


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