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Putin To Russian Military: 'Prepare A Symmetrical Response' To U.S. Missile Test

6 monthes ago   |   By NPR

His remarks come after a U.S. Defense Department test of a modified Navy Tomahawk cruise missile, and the demise of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between Washington and Moscow. (Image credit: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images)
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Putin orders Russia to respond after US missile test

Putin orders Russia to respond after US missile test

6 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty.
In Sunday's test, a modified ground-launched version of a U.S. Navy Tomahawk cruise missile accurately struck its target more than 500 kilometers away. The test came after Moscow and Washington withdrew from the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty.
The U.S. said it withdrew from the treaty because of Russian violations, a claim that Moscow has denied. Speaking Friday, Putin charged that the U.S...
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Putin To Russian Military: 'Prepare A Symmetrical Response' To U.S. Missile Test

Putin To Russian Military: 'Prepare A Symmetrical Response' To U.S. Missile Test

6 monthes ago   |   By NPR

His remarks come after a U.S. Defense Department test of a modified Navy Tomahawk cruise missile, and the demise of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between Washington and Moscow. (Image credit: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AFP/Getty Images)
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