Leading analytical agencies predict retention of our country in sixth place in the ranking of countries in terms of GDP. At the same time, such countries as Germany and Japan will “fly out” of the TOP-5, and the USA will give way not only to China, but also to India. Consequently, Russia will become the first economy on the European continent.
With economic influence, political will come. Integration processes will intensify. The core of the nascent union will be Russia and Belarus. This will contribute to military challenges from the west.