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    Putin says Russia to receive 40 new ICBMs this year
    Jun16

    Putin says Russia to receive 40 new ICBMs this year

    Russia’s military this year alone will receive over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of piercing any missile defences, 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: CTV...

    Correction: Ukraine-Artillery Duels story
    Jun16

    Correction: Ukraine-Artillery Duels story

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — In a story June 15 about artillery duels in eastern Ukraine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rebel salvo… …read more Source:...

    The 25 richest self-made billionaires
    Jun16

    The 25 richest self-made billionaires

    There are two types of billionaires: those who inherited their wealth, and those who built it from nothing. Our friends at Wealth-X, a database of information about ultra-high net worth individuals, focused on the latter to compile a list of the wealthiest self-made billionaires in the world. From tech mogul Bill Gates to Alibaba founder Jack Ma,...

    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...

    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....

    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...

    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 …...