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Russian forces to get new missile complex S-350 Vityaz in 2019

World Dec 31, 2018

Russian forces to get new missile complex S-350 Vityaz in 2019

Russia will in 2019 deploy the S-350 Vityaz new generation short-to-mid-range surface-to-air defense missile complex, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday, in a long-planned move to replace its aging S-300 system. The ministry also said that the Russian military had deployed Pantsir-S and S-400 ...

World Dec 19, 2018

Russia says it won't let U.S. see missile at heart of nuclear dispute

Russia said on Wednesday it would not let the United States inspect a new nuclear-capable cruise missile at the heart of a dispute between Washington and Moscow that risks unraveling a landmark arms control treaty. Washington has threatened to pull out of the 1987 Intermediate-range ...

Europe rebuffs Ukrainian calls for NATO naval action in Russia standoff

World Nov 30, 2018

Europe rebuffs Ukrainian calls for NATO naval action in Russia standoff

European leaders rebuffed calls from Ukraine for greater support against Russia on Thursday, after Kiev urged NATO to send ships into waters disputed with Moscow. German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked Kiev to be "sensible" following the request from President Petro Poroshenko, just hours after the ...

Trump ups pressure on Macron as he weighs in on French protests

World / Politics Nov 26, 2018

Trump ups pressure on Macron as he weighs in on French protests

Donald Trump piled pressure on Emmanuel Macron Sunday, pushing for resolutions to disputes on trade and defense spending, as he weighed in on the mass protests over his French counterpart's government. Writing on Twitter, Trump showed he had been keeping an eye on Saturday's demonstrations ...

World Oct 25, 2018

NATO shows Russia its military might in giant exercises

Norway hosts NATO's biggest exercises since the end of the Cold War from Thursday, to remind Russia the alliance stands united despite seeds of doubt planted by U.S. President Donald Trump. Some 50,000 soldiers, 10,000 vehicles, 65 ships and 250 aircraft from 31 countries are ...

U.S. would destroy banned Russian warheads if necessary: NATO envoy

World Oct 3, 2018

U.S. would destroy banned Russian warheads if necessary: NATO envoy

Russia must halt its covert development of a banned cruise missile system or the United States will seek to destroy it before it becomes operational, Washington's envoy to NATO said on Tuesday. The United States believes Russia is developing a ground-launched system in breach of ...