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USA threatens Russia for testing unnamed state-of-the-art cruise missile

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Officials at the US State Department said that Russia had tested a state-of-the-art cruise missile capable of posing a threat to Europe, Japan and the Republic of Korea. The tests were conducted in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), US officials added.

In December 2014, speaking at the Brookings Institution in Washington, US Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller negatively answered the question of whether Washington’s accusations were related to Iskander tactical missile complex or X-101 cruise missiles, Pravda.Ru reports with reference to TASS. The diplomat explained that the weapon in question was a ground-based cruise missile.

According to The National Interest, the missile in question is most likely the new intercontinental ballistic missile Yars (RS-26). Russia has repeatedly tested the missile at distances smaller than the upper limit of the INF Treaty (the treaty bans all US and Soviet/Russian missiles with a range of 500-5,500 km). The tests may cause concerns, but they do not come as a violation of the treaty.

On June 16, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Russian Army was going to receive more than 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles during the current year. Putin specified that the missiles would be capable of breaking through missile defense systems of any degree of complexity, Pravda.Ru reports.

Eleven days before that, Pentagon officials announced that the US had plans to deploy land-based missiles in Europe and Asia targeting Russia. Russia’s Defense Ministry conducted a detailed analysis of the US plans to find out whether the plans could meet the conditions of the INF Treaty.


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  • Defiant

    U.S. has lost the hearts and minds of the people just like its moral highground a long time ago, people are waking up and are fed up with the banksters sucking them dry, with the nazi police state killing people 24\7 and with the full spectrum 24\7 wiretapping.
    Enough is enough.

  • Helmut

    Threatening to do what?
    The powers to be in Washington seem to live in LaLa Land and dreaming what the Force the USA USED to be.
    Wake up,nobody takes you serious anymore.

  • Skreamer

    what a joke…weve had missiles for a long time!….now they have plasma weapons on board satellites!
    Another distraction to waste your time!
    They have weapons that can put thoughts into your heads!….they dont need missiles anymore!…unless of course there trying for a mass depopulation event!

    • Helmut

      unless of course they trying for a mass depopulation event..You are getting the Picture.Get rid of the People without destroying anything else.
      The Illuminati is not working just in the US,but in every corner of the World.
      When you dealing with Satanic Forces that are out to destroy ALL Mankind are you still surprised?

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