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As the INF Treaty Spat Heats Up, Russia Shows Off a Missile

Jan 23, 2019 | 23:12 GMT
Russian Defense Ministry officials display the country's 9M729 cruise missile at the Patriot Park military facility outside Moscow on Jan. 23.

Russian Defense Ministry officials display the country's 9M729 cruise missile at the Patriot Park military facility outside Moscow on Jan. 23. According to the Kremlin, the missile does not violate the INF Treaty -- in contrast to U.S. accusations.

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The Russian military presented its 9M729 missile -- the weapon that has been at the center of a dispute between Moscow and Washington -- to a crowd of Russian and foreign officials on Jan. 23. With the show and tell, the Kremlin is aiming to demonstrate that the missile is...

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