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Russia is biggest threat to UK since cold war, says head of British army
Gen Sir Nick Carter gives stark warning of ‘complex and capable security challenge’ for Nato
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  • Chief of general staff Sir Nick Carter says a bigger budget is required to keep up with Russia.
  • Carter is to use a speech in London to enter publicly into the debate over defence spending, which military chiefs and Conservative MPs claim has dropped to dangerously low levels.
  • Although Russia is increasing its defence budget, this is still dwarfed by Nato spending overall.
  • But there is concern about Russia’s increasing ability to create disruption through cyber-warfare, propaganda and other means and its increased involvement in the Middle East.
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Russia is biggest threat to UK since cold war, says head of British army

Gen Sir Nick Carter gives stark warning of ‘complex and capable security challenge’ for Nato

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Published: 23. 1. 2018 01:23:43

Source: theguardian.com

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Does the UK really need to increase its defence spending?

Chief of general staff Sir Nick Carter says a bigger budget is required to keep up with Russia. Here are five key considerations

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Published: 23. 1. 2018 01:55:02

Source: theguardian.com

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UK warned that Russian threat requires increased defence spending

Chief of general staff, Sir Nick Carter, will say Britain needs to keep up with adversaries to avoid being exposed to unorthodox, hybrid warfare

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Published: 22. 1. 2018 02:50:52

Source: theguardian.com

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