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Russia Approaches a Post-INF Arms Race in Europe With Caution

Sep 2, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
This photo shows a Russian 9M729 missile

The 9M729 missile demonstrated after a briefing for military attaches and international media by the Russian Defence Ministry at the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre in Kubinka, Moscow Region, on the 9M729 missile system; Russia does not recognize the USA's unilateral decision to quit the 1987 INF disarmament treaty (the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty). Sergei Bobylev/TASS (Photo by Sergei Bobylev\TASS via Getty Images)

(SERGEI BOBLEV/TASS via Getty Images)

Moscow would couple any new deployments of its intermediate-range missiles with rhetoric blaming the United States for the treaty's collapse and subsequent weapons buildups....

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