Russia’s Biological and Chemical Power

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In the national security and defense, Russia has closed its scientific component because of such a problem, they are directly related with customers such as the Ministry of Defence (and GRU) and the Russian FSB. Currently, it has implemented biomedical programs. It should also be noted that there is always work on a new scientific basis outside the formal plan in fundamental and applied sciences (Davis, 1999). Total world political and military situation in the world dramatically escalates. Russia is no longer able to world leadership in the military sphere. However, in opposition to the world's great nations and their competition for the possession of resources economic development of significant changes, perhaps, did not happen. U.S. policy, the European Union, China and others are more focused on world domination and the large-scale use in the purposes of the armed forces (Zilinskas, 2006). According to the official certificate (early 2006) U.S. Department of State to implement the agreement "On the reduction of strategic offensive arms," on January 1, 2006 for service with the Russian nuclear triad - the Strategic Missile Forces, Navy and Air Force were the 4399 nuclear warheads, the U.S., the figure is 5966 units . United States surpass Russia in the number of launchers: 1225 vs. 1033. However, the possibility of nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia as well as China loses its meaning for several reasons (Szinicz, 2005): • large-scale nuclear war leads to a planetary "nuclear winter"; • with "local war" at least until 2015, when the U.S. pre-emptive strike still at risk of getting a response from Russia or China "unacceptable economic damage"; • scientific and technological progress in the world on a number of new directio... ... middle of paper ... a strong political and defense centralism, a number of measures for mobilization of economic policy. National security experts are entitled to expect the new capital security solutions from a reformed Russian Government. Works Cited Davis, C. J. (1999). Nuclear blindness: An overview of the biological weapons programs of the former Soviet Union and Iraq. Emerging Infectious Diseases,5(4), 509. Tucker, J. B. (1999). Biological weapons in the former Soviet Union: an interview with Dr. Kenneth Alibek. Szinicz, L. (2005). History of chemical and biological warfare agents.Toxicology, 214(3), 167-181. Zilinskas, R. A. (2006). The anti-plague system and the Soviet biological warfare program. Critical reviews in microbiology, 32(1), 47-64. Marrs, T. T., Maynard, R. L., & Sidell, F. (Eds.). (2007). Chemical warfare agents: toxicology and treatment. John Wiley & Sons.
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