OREANDA-NEWS. The American research center RAND has published a forecast in which it is indicated that the Russian army is closer to 2024 because of demographic problems it will encounter difficulties in recruiting recruits.

 According to the staff of the center, this is due to the demographic crisis in the country.  However, they assure that the Russian Federation is able to cope with these difficulties.

 Experts believe that for the Russian Armed Forces the main priority will remain “strategic deterrence and ensuring internal security.

 According to experts, Russia will continue to concentrate on the development of long-range systems, control, communications and intelligence, as well as highly mobile forces.