Moscow ready to cut time for nuclear strike on US if necessary, says Putin

By |februar 21st, 2019|arms race, INF Treaty, News, nuclear weapons, Vladimir Putin|

Moscow will match any US move to deploy new nuclear missiles closer to Russia by stationing its own missiles closer to the United States or by deploying faster missiles or both, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday (20 February). In...

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate: ‘We are going back to the 1980s’

By |februar 18th, 2019|Beatrice Fihn, China, INF Treaty, News, nuclear weapons, Russia, United States|

Bringing a 1950s radioactive technology capable of wiping out cities into a high-tech environment is a recipe for suicide, says 2017 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Beatrice Fihn. She spoke to EURACTIV.com about nuclear deterrence, arms control ambitions an...

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France and Germany to launch first contracts on future combat jets

By |februar 6th, 2019|European defence, European jet fighter, F-35, fighter jet, Florence Parly, France, Germany, military procurement, News, nuclear weapons, Spain, Ursula von der Leyen|

France and Germany will on Wednesday (6 February) announce a 65 million euros contract financed equally by both countries over two years as the first act of the joint programme to design a next-generation combat jet, a French army source said.

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Putin accuses US of raising risk of nuclear war

By |december 21st, 2018|arms race, INF Treaty, News, nuclear weapons, United States, Vladimir Putin|

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (20 December) accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control treaty and refusing to hold talks about another pact that expires soon.

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Putin lays out plans to develop missiles if US leaves treaty

By |december 19th, 2018|China, INF Treaty, News, nuclear weapons, Russia, United States, Vladimir Putin|

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday (18 December) laid out plans for Moscow to develop mid-range missiles banned under a Cold War treaty with the United States if Washington abandons the deal.

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EU welcomes North Korean move on nuclear tests, urges denuclearisation

By |april 21st, 2018|Federica Mogherini, News, North Korea, nuclear weapons|

The European Union's foreign affairs chief said on Saturday (21 April) that North Korea's announcement to stop nuclear tests was a positive step and called for an "irreversible denuclearisation" of the Asian country.

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Russia’s Zapad war games unnerve West

By |september 14th, 2017|Baltics, Cold War, hybrid war, Kaliningrad, Nato, News, nuclear weapons, Russia|

From planes, radars and ships in the Baltics, NATO officials say they are watching Russia's biggest war games since 2013 with "calm and confidence", but many are unnerved about what they see as Moscow testing its ability to wage war against the West.

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Germany, France, Italy seek tougher EU sanctions on North Korea

By |september 4th, 2017|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, News, North Korea, nuclear weapons, Paolo Gentiloni, Theresa May|

Germany, Italy and France on Sunday (3 September) urged tougher EU sanctions against North Korea, after Pyongyang "reached a new dimension of provocation" with its latest nuclear test.

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What a US president wants and what he must do are two different things

By |april 11th, 2017|Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Islamic State, Muslims, News, North Korea, nuclear weapons, Syrian war, terrorism, US-China relations, US-Russia relations|

Donald Trump may want the United States to be less involved in the world but the reality is that the US is deeply involved, writes George Friedman.

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