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Military power of Russia and Ukraine

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Country: Russia Ukraine
Capital: Moscow Kiev
Population: 144 554 993 44 429 471
Area: 17 098 242 km2 603 500 km2
Nuclear weapons: 7 500 warheads 0 warheads
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Military expenditures

Military budget: 66,3 billion $ 3 billion $
Percent of GDP: 4,3% 3%

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Manpower

Active personnel: 771 000 200 000
Reserve personnel: 2 000 000 1 000 000
Available for military: 34 765 736 11 149 646

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Land Forces

Tanks: 20 050 2 045×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 27 335 6 127
Total artillery: 14 557 3 973
Self-propelled artillery: 5 955 1 236
Rocket artillery: 4 032 693

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Air Forces

Total aircraft: 4 441 425
Fighter aircraft: 751 39
Multirole aircraf: 526 0
Attack aircraft: 783 25
Helicopters: 1 505 243

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Navy

Total naval: 314 40
Aircraftcarriers: 1 0
Destroyers: 18 0
Frigates: 10 1
Corvettes: 83 1
Submarines: 59 0

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Military service

Russia

18-27 years of age for compulsory or voluntary military service; males are registered for the draft at 17 years of age; 1-year service obligation (conscripts can only be sent to combat zones after 6 months of training); reserve obligation for non-officers to age 50; enrollment in military schools from the age of 16, cadets classified as members of the armed forces.

Ukraine

18-27 years of age for compulsory military service; conscript service obligation is 18 months