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    During his annual press conference Russian President Vladimir Putin pointed out that Russia spends about $46 billion on defense - a relatively small sum compared to the Pentagon's $700 billion military budget.

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    Vladimir Putin declared that while Moscow won't ignore things like the potential US withdrawal from the INF Treaty, Russia "will not be dragged into an arms race."

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