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With a Satellite Launch, Russia Beefs up Its Nuclear Deterrent

Jun 4, 2020 | 19:36 GMT

Russia managed to restore a significant element of its nuclear deterrent by regaining a minimal space-based early warning capability when its most recent Tundra satellite became operational following a May 22 launch. Russia's nuclear deterrent capability, which includes defensive measures such as this early-warning capability, is a core to its bid for great power status....

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