Russia’s Vladimir Putin vows ‘reciprocal response’ to US cruise missile test
Friday, 23 August 2019 Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday told the Defence Ministry and other government agencies to analyse the threat posed by a new US missile test and to prepare a reciprocal response.The Pentagon said on Monday it had tested a conventionally-configured cruise missile that hit its target after more than 500km (310 miles) of flight, the first such test since the US pulled out of a major arms control treaty with Russia on August 2.Putin said Russia could not stand idly by, and that US talk… ......
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered a like-for-like response to a recent U.S. missile test, which he said showed that Washington aimed to deploy previously banned missiles around the world. Havovi Cooper has more.
HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia... Seattle Times Also reported by •FOXNews.com •NYTimes.com