In a thinly-disguised message to NATO, which remains uncommitted to the idea of co-operating with Russia in a European missile defense system, the commander of Russian Strategic Rocket Forces (RSVN) said its ICBMs will soon be “invincible”.
As the question of Russia’s participation in the European missile defense system remains undecided, one high-ranking official says that abiding by the national strategic nuclear plan is the most effective guarantee of national security for Russia.
Further deployment of the US missile defense system in Europe gives Russia the right to withdraw from the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START), Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov has said.
Items belonging to “Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski, the infamous anti-technology mathematics professor who killed three people through letter explosives over the span of nearly two decades, are being put up for auction.
In a move that is expected to attract a heated response from Tokyo, Russia’s General Staff chief has announced plans to rearm and modernize its military grouping on the disputed Kuril Islands, which fell to Soviet control in the aftermath of WWII.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Tuesday that Russia is prepared to develop cooperation with Iraq in the military-technical realm, while adding that he hoped a message to the Iraqi prime minister would not be intercepted by WikiLeaks.
NATO is now deeply entrenched in Libya in what looks like a civil war and there is no visible end to the illegal intervention, insists British anti-nuclear activist Kate Hudson from the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.