Russian Arms Sales to Syria, Iran Add to Middle East Instability

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 30, 2014 12:57 PM
Putin’s Russia has revived its once flagging global arms sales business and is using those sales to revive its defense industrial base. Second to only the United States with about a 26 percent share of the global arms market—the United States has a 30 percent share—Russian arms sales in 2013 generated some 13 billion dollars for government coffers according to the pro-government Russia Today.