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Putin: New Weapons Will Offer Russia Reliable Protection

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russia’s new weapons have no foreign equivalents but he insists the country will not use them to threaten anyone.Speaking during a meeting with senior military officers, Putin said that “we plan to build up our defense capability, commissioning hypersonic, laser and other new weapons systems that other countries don’t have.”“Yet it’s not a reason to threaten anyone,” he added.The Russian leader claimed that the new weapons systems are designed exclusively to “ensure our security in view of the growing threats,” and vowed to pursue arms control efforts.Russia’s relations with the West have plunged …read more

Source:: Voice of America



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