MOSCOW, June 18 (RIA Novosti) – The Russian Army is ready for any developments in Ukraine or anywhere in the world and Russian defense industry can quickly replace any imports, including those from Ukraine, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at a State Duma meeting behind closed doors.
“A question was asked whether our army is ready to defend the motherland in the circumstances of a more complex international situation. We received a positive, life-affirming answer. Everyone’s ready, combat efficiency is at a high level,” Mikhail Yemelyanov, first deputy head of A Just Russia parliamentary faction, told RIA Novosti.
“I asked a colleague of mine how the shortages of supplies from Ukraine will affect our defense capabilities. He said he was confident that they won’t, that everything could be replaced,” said Yemelyanov. According to Shoigu, Russia can replace its military imports relatively quickly, Yemelyanov said.
Full article: Russian Army Ready for Any Developments in Ukraine, World (RIA Novosti)