Follow the money: USA vs. Russia arms sales from 1950 through today
The following video animation shows all U.S. and USSR/Russian arms sales from 1950 through today.
The underlying data comes from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s Arms Transfers Database. Units are expressed in trend indicator values (TIV). Each dot on the map = one TIV.
Even something terrible as the root of many problems on this planet can be captivating.