Russian President Dimitry Medvedev authorized a new version Friday his country's main military strategy document which named NATO expansion as one of the chief threats to the country’s security.
The document listed first among “chief outside military threats” the fact that military alliance is attempting to globalize its functions in contravention of international law.
It also cited attempts to bring military infrastructure of NATO members closer to Russian borders, including by expanding the bloc.
Other threats are named as creation and deployment of missile-defense systems.
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