A senior government minister warned Wednesday that Russia could retaliate with a nuclear strike if a new US military strategy threatened its security.
The Obama administration is reinstating the ICBM missile shield program cancelled by G.W. Bush. Russia, in particular, will not accept a ring of ICBMs pointing at them from neighboring countries.
Russia is in the midst of an unprecedented military arms buildup even greater than the Cold War. Putin has made it clear he will counter threats with all options at his disposal.
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