Today, Vladimir Putin said that the military operation in Syria has cost Russia about 33 billion rubles. This amount had already been previously incorporated into the budget of the Ministry of Defence. It is obvious that from a financial point of view, the Syrian campaign did not cause additional costs and, accordingly, do not put pressure on the main macroindicators Russia.
Effective management of public finances in conditions of low energy prices and tight budget constraints. It is necessary to highlight another important point. Syrian operation will be of great importance for the Russian military exports. The advertising campaign of the Russian defense industry was very successful. Russian Federation maintains the second largest arms exporter. However, the chance of the first few. Purchase of US weapons of NATO countries and other allies of the United States is in fact voluntary-compulsory. Russia supplies weapons to its allies, primarily Belarus and Kazakhstan, the gift, or at symbolic prices.