The document also assumes the continuation of military assistance to Ukraine, as well as a number of measures aimed at countering Russia in the military sphere
The President of the United States Donald trump signed a defense budget with a volume of 716 billion dollars to 2019 fiscal year (which begins in the US on 1 October). The signing ceremony was held Monday at the military base of Fort Drum in upstate new York, which housed the 10th mountain division of the United States, reports TASS.
First and foremost, the new budget aims to increase the number of troops, it will grow by about 16 thousand, in addition, 2.6% will increase their pay.
The document also assumes the continuation of military assistance to Ukraine, as well as a number of measures aimed at countering Russia in the military sphere.
As reported, the expert summed up two years of his presidency, trump. Introduction it is not always sensible legislative initiatives, the beginning of the economic war with the EU, China, Canada and Mexico, and, especially, the advances of the leader of the USA of Donald trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin, led to the fact that the us Congress is increasingly engaged in international issues. The Director of the National Institute for strategic studies, academician of the NAS of Ukraine Vladimir Gorbulin