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Russia's nuclear 'sabre-rattling' is dangerous: NATO

  • Russia's announcement that it would bolster its nuclear arsenal has drawn a sharp reaction from NATO, which called the move “dangerous” and “unjustified” and amounting to nuclear “sabre-rattling."

    Russian president Vladimir Putin said that the country will put into service over 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2015.

    Under Putin, Russia has launched a comprehensive program to modernize its military. Russia’s latest move comes amid American plans to increase its military presence in Eastern Europe.

    Tagged as: Russia, Russian nuclear arsenal, Nato, Russian president Vladimir Putin, intercontinental ballistic missiles, Eastern Europe, world news