All Posts Tagged With: "nuclear arms"

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Medvedev Confirms Revamped Military Doctrine

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev has officially confirmed the country’s new military doctrine, which will now allow Russia to conduct a pre-emptive nuclear strike.

Feb 5, 2010 | Continued
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New Military Doctrine to Allow Preemptive Nuclear Strike

A revamped version of Russia’s military doctrine includes a provision that will allow for a preemptive nuclear strike in situations deemed critical to national security.

Nov 24, 2009 | Continued
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Russia Worries About the Price of Oil, Not a Nuclear Iran

Writing for the Wall Street Journal, Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov calls for President Barack Obama to face the reality of Russia’s interests in continued high tensions in the Middle East, and to take a serious stance in talks with Moscow over Iran’s nuclear program.

Oct 28, 2009 | Continued
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US General Warns Russia Over Cuban Bomber Deployment

Russia would cross a “red line” if it positions strategic nuclear bombers in Cuba, according to a US Air Force general. An unnamed source had earlier said that Russia may base bombers in Cuba as response to a US Missile Defense Shield in Europe.

Jul 23, 2008 | Continued