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    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun16

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military this year alone will receive 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun16

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military this year alone will receive 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. Amid the current spike in Russia-West tensions, Washington...

    Putin says Russia boosting nuclear arsenal amid tensions over Ukraine
    Jun16

    Putin says Russia boosting nuclear arsenal amid tensions over Ukraine

    Putin made the statement amid the opening of an arms show, a huge display intended to showcase the nation’s resurgent military might. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun16

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s military this year alone will receive 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Paris Air Show: Boeing Gets 100-Plane Order
    Jun16

    Paris Air Show: Boeing Gets 100-Plane Order

    Boeing landed the biggest order so far of the Paris Air Show with a deal Tuesday for 100 of its 737s — the single-aisle jets that Boeing’s CEO calls “the heart of the market” in the years to come. Boeing and European rival Airbus are racking up sales at the air show in the Le Bourget airfield outside Paris, with particularly tense...

    Putin Says Russia Is Beefing Up Its Nuclear Arsenal
    Jun16

    Putin Says Russia Is Beefing Up Its Nuclear Arsenal

    By Maria Tsvetkova KUBINKA, Russia, June 16 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year and a defense official accused NATO of provoking a new arms race. Putin made his announcement a day after Russian officials denounced a U.S....

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year
    Jun16

    Russia to get 40 new intercontinental missiles this year

    MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s military this year alone will receive 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defenses, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday in a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. Putin made the statement at the opening of …...

    In East Ukraine Psychiatric Ward, War Deepens Mental Wounds
    Jun16

    In East Ukraine Psychiatric Ward, War Deepens Mental Wounds

    HORLIVKA, Ukraine—Whenever the bombs fell, the men and women in the psychiatric ward would huddle in terror around fellow patient Valentina Izotova, a stout, maternal-looking woman, and she would read to them from her favorite book. They hardly understood a word, but her voice soothed them. The hospital in Ukraine’s war-torn east has been...

    Russia to Get 40 New Intercontinental Missiles This Year
    Jun16

    Russia to Get 40 New Intercontinental Missiles This Year

    MOSCOW— President Vladimir Putin says the Russian military will receive 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles this year capable of piercing any missile defenses — a blunt reminder of the nation’s nuclear might amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. Putin made the statement Tuesday at the opening of an arms show at a shooting range...

    Putin Says Russia Beefing Up Nuclear Arsenal
    Jun16

    Putin Says Russia Beefing Up Nuclear Arsenal

    President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year and a defense official accused NATO of provoking a new arms race. Putin made his announcement a day after Russian officials denounced a U.S. plan to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on...