Russian President Vladimir Putin Boasts That New Weapon Systems Will Maintain Russia's Nuclear Might For Decades

Russian President Vladimir Putin, background center, leads a meeting with the top military brass in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, May 15, 2018. Putin says the new weapons presented this year will ensure Russia's security for decades to come.

RT: Russia’s new nuclear & other deterrence ensures strategic balance for decades to come – Putin

New weapon systems being developed and put into service would ensure the balance of power in the world for decades, President Vladimir Putin told top generals, outlining the priorities of Russia’s deterrent modernization.

In March, the president unveiled a set of brand new weapon systems which are designed to render any capabilities aimed at undermining the Russian nuclear deterrent obsolete. Noting that latest Russian developments currently have “no world analogues,” Putin stressed on Tuesday that Russia was forced to develop new weapons in order to ensure a “strategic balance in the world for the next decades.”

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Update #1: Putin: New Weapons Will Maintain Russia's Might for Decades -- VOA
Update #2: Putin: New weapons will maintain Russia’s might for decades -- AP

WNU Editor: Here are some of the weapon systems that he is boasting .... Putin calls to prepare S-500 missile system for mass production (TASS).

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