Russia's new laser weapon systems enter into service
Russia's new laser weapon systems enter into service
08 December, 2018, 21:59
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington would no longer be bound by the 1987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty unless Moscow withdraws a new system that has threatened to trigger an arms race.
Putin dismissed Pompeo's statement as a smokescreen, saying Washington had already made a decision to ditch the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty (INF).
The INF was a bilateral treaty between the USA and the then Soviet Union, so it puts no restrictions on other major military actors like China. "But if this happens, we will react accordingly".
Stoltenberg said that although Russian Federation has a last chance to comply, "we must also start to prepare for a world without the treaty", which was the first to abolish a whole category of weapons.
"What will be our answer?" Announcing "Peresvet" is Russian leader Vladimir Putin said that there is every reason to believe that due to the complex Russia in this sphere proved to be a step ahead of their competitors.
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Russian Federation has repeatedly denied breaking the Cold War treaty.
Arriving for talks with Nato foreign ministers, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini urged the two countries to save the treaty, saying it had "guaranteed peace and security in European territory for 30 years now".
On Monday, the USA leader said he wants talks with Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping "to head off a major and uncontrollable arms race".
Russia's General Staff chief Valery Gerasimov added that Russian Federation will retaliate against US allies hosting USA missiles in the case of confrontation - including with the use of new laser technology.
"It is for these purposes that Washington and its allies are taking comprehensive, concerted measures to contain Russian Federation and discredit its role in worldwide affairs".
The team's decision to bring Nathan Eovaldi back into the fold should solidify Alex Cora's starting pitching for the 2019 season. In the clubhouse after the loss, his Red Sox teammates gave him a standing ovation in appreciation of his effort.
Altria is also in talks to take a minority stake of between 20 percent and 40 percent in Juul, sources told Reuters last month. Several U.S. states have legalized cannabis for medical or recreational use, but pot remains illegal under federal law.
Authorities said some 8,000 people were demonstrating in Paris , where 600 people had been searched and briefly arrested. They argue the president is out of touch with ordinary people and many are calling on him to resign.
Felder averaged 18 points, four rebounds, and almost seven assists in 11 games for Raptors 905 this season. The 2016 NBA Draft pick has bounced around the NBA and G League, but his latest stop is immediately over.
The classic holiday song " Baby It's Cold Outside ", has been pulled from a Madison, Wisconin radio station's airwaves. San Francisco radio station KOIT received negative responses after playing the song recently.
Rwigara's mother was also acquitted of charges of inciting insurrection and discrimination. "All charges. have been dropped". The two remained in detention for more than a year before they were released on bail in October 2018.
Depicting folktales and local legends, artists will showcase ancient painting forms like Gond, Madhubani, Phad, Warli and Thangka. Presenting the art will be master craftsmen and craftswomen themselves, who are keeping these traditional arts alive.
Klopp said Salah was brilliant from the first minute, and added the Reds' performance was mature after an uninspiring first half. He then enjoyed spells at Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Manchester City where he won the league title on two occasions.
This Duke Basketball Recruiting Stat Is Absurd
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The court has issued orders of protection against the platinum rapper in a case involving a melee at a NY strip club, reports AP. She appeared in court wearing long rainbow hair and Christian Louboutin boots, along with a floppy hat and a fur-trimmed jacket.
Manchester United, Arsenal scrap to 2-2 draw
Craig Burley and Steve Nicol break down Manchester United's 2-2 draw with Arsenal in a game that the Gunners should have won. Liverpool FC will now turn their attentions towards their trip to Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday lunchtime.
Eden Hazard makes Chelsea FC admission about captaincy
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6 dead, dozens hurt in club stampede in Italy
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said there possibly was a "stink" that could have been ammonia or another substance. A teenage survivor told ANSA that when he tried to flee, he discovered that at least one of the emergency exits was locked.
China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon
The far side is believed to have a thicker crust and is pockmarked by relatively more and deeper craters than the near side. To overcome that, a satellite was blasted into the moon's orbit in May, to act as a link between the lander and Earth.
Falcon 9 orbited a ship with cargo to the ISS
Other experiments among the more than 250 on board include a new kind of mustard green lettuce that astronauts will grow in space. Musk also shared the video of a rocket landing on his Twitter account. "Ships en route to rescue Falcon", he wrote.
Charlottesville killer guilty of 1st degree murder
And many also wore red Make America Great Again hats, saying they were encouraged in the public display of their beliefs by U.S. Earlier in the trial, a recording of a jailhouse phone call that Fields had with his mother in March was played in court.
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