The Russian law makers, the Duma, have authorized the construction of private armies for the mega corporations of Gazprom and Transneft.
This is not global news as the equivalent armies exist now both in the United states of America and in several other countries.
This trend poses some worries for us individual martial arts practitioners. When money buys power there is less control over its exertion.
Our martial arts expertise does not mean much against a corporate, or any other, M16.