23 august 2019

Putin orders reciprocal Russian response to U.S. missile test


"As you know, we have never wanted, do not want and will not get involved in a costly, destructive arms race," Putin said. * U.S. test follows withdrawal from Cold War missile pact * Putin orders threat analysis and reciprocal response * Concern that U.S. aims to deploy new missile around world (Adds quotes, context, details) By Andrew Osborn and Anton Kolodyazhnyy MOSCOW, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday ordered a like-for-like response to a recent U.S. missile [...]