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Russia Warns of Response to US Missile Shield

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says Russia will aim missiles at U.S. anti-missile sites in eastern Europe if the United States does not heed Russian concerns about its missile defense plans. Mr. Medvedev said in a televised statement Wednesday that Russia will deploy long-range missiles in the southern and western parts of the country if it […]

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Russia Warns of Response to US Missile Shield

Posted November 23rd, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says Russia will aim missiles at U.S. anti-missile sites in eastern Europe if the United States does not heed Russian concerns about its missile defense plans. Mr. Medvedev said in a televised statement Wednesday that Russia will deploy long-range missiles in the southern and western parts of the country if it […]

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US Says It Would Put Missile Defense Guarantee for Russia ‘In Writing’

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 7:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A senior U.S. official says the United States is prepared to “put it in writing” that a missile defense system for Europe will not target Russia. Undersecretary of State for Arms Control Ellen Tauscher told a Washington forum Tuesday that the United States must continue its efforts to cooperate with Russia on missile defense. She […]

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Lavrov Demands Legal Guarantees for US Missile System

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 5:28 pm (UTC-5)
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has repeated the Kremlin’s demands for solid legal guarantees that a U.S. missile defense system for Europe does not target Russia. Lavrov told the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday Russia wants assurances that missile defense will met its declared objectives and not disrupt global and regional balances. He said the […]

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Iran Announces Successful Firing of Two Missiles

Posted July 9th, 2011 at 5:50 am (UTC-5)
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Iran has announced that it has successfully test-fired two missiles with a range of 1,900 kilometers. Reuters reports Saturday that Iran’s state television says the two missiles were fired into the Indian Ocean earlier this year. Several days ago, Iran Wednesday it had successfully test-fired several anti-ship missiles at sea as part of a military […]

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Reports: South Korea Deploys Long-Range Missiles Near Border

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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South Korean news outlets say the military has deployed precision-guided missiles near the North Korean border that are capable of striking Pyongyang. The military recently deployed a set of surface-to-surface missiles after North Korea threatened to launch military strikes in retaliation against the South for using images of North Korea’s ruling family as targets for […]

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