Worthy Christian News » World News » Russia to increase nuclear arsenal as U.S. plans more firepower in Europe


Russia to increase nuclear arsenal as U.S. plans more firepower in Europe

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 | Tag Cloud Tags: , ,

(Worthy News)-- Russia announced Tuesday that it will expand its nuclear arsenal, sparking concerns about a renewed arms race as old Cold War rivals Moscow and Washington plan to increase their military capacity amid rising tensions over Ukraine, the Washington Post reported.

Russia will acquire 40 intercontinental ballistic missiles “capable of overcoming any, even the most technically sophisticated, missile defense systems,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said at an arms expo outside Moscow on Tuesday, just days after the Pentagon confirmed plans to place more heavy equipment in NATO countries in Eastern Europe and the Baltics.

Russian authorities warned Monday that if the United States starts deploying more heavy weapons, Russia would meet them tit for tat with additional troops, tanks, planes and missile upgrades, according to Russian army Gen. Yury Yakubov’s comments to the Interfax news agency. --[wp_colorbox_media url="http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/russia-to-increase-nuclear-arsenal-as-us-plans-more-firepower-in-europe/2015/06/16/2e81d4f4-1445-11e5-8457-4b431bf7ed4c_story.html?wprss=rss_world" type="iframe" hyperlink="Source"]

Copyright 1999-2017 Worthy News. All rights reserved.
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News » World News » Russia to increase nuclear arsenal as U.S. plans more firepower in Europe

Leave a Comment

Worthy Christian News » World News » Russia to increase nuclear arsenal as U.S. plans more firepower in Europe