Ukraine is part of the “Russian world”. The West is waging information war against Russia.
Russia does not want to participate in the arms race imposed by NATO countries.
Russia's military expenditure was 5.4% in 2015 (as a percentage of GDP), which is the highest share of its gross national product devoted to military spending since its independence. It is also greater than the US's (3.3% in 2015) or any EU member states'