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    Improvement of the Russian Armed Forces
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    The combat capability of the Russian Armed Forces has notably improved over the past few years. Great strides have been taken to build up the country's ground forces and navy, as well as to develop new types of arms, including hypersonic gliders and laser weapons.

    Explore our infographic to find out more about the most advanced Russian military systems. President Vladimir Putin revealed some of them during his address to Russia's parliament on March 1. He underscored that Moscow's efforts to boost its military might are purely defensive and are aimed at preserving the balance of forces in the world.

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