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Russia drops first video of Putin's 'Poseidon' doomsday torpedo undergoing testing

The Russian Ministry of Defense released testing footage of Poseidon, a devastating high-speed nuclear-powered torpedo, for the first time on Wednesday. Although the video appears to show the weapon in a testing pool, it is the first time it has been seen in action, as previous videos relied on comp


Putin Says Russia Is Willing to Negotiate for Nuclear Arms Control—If Trump Acts First

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the United States during his state of the nation speech Wednesday, saying his country would be willing to participate in nuclear arms control talks if Washington initiates the conversation.


Putin talks pocketbook issues, but still brandishes missiles

Moscow (CNN)Russian President Vladimir Putin knows his audience: Last year, the Kremlin leader delivered a provocative address to the Russian parliament boasting of new weaponry, complete with a video animation that showed a Russian nuclear attack on Florida.


Despite Putin's swagger, Russia struggles to modernize its navy

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin calls improving the Russian navy’s combat capabilities a priority. The unfinished husks of three guided-missile frigates that have languished for three years at a Baltic shipyard show that is easier said than done.


Vladimir Putin says Russia will deploy new weapons if U.S. puts missiles in Europe

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin sternly warned the United States against deploying new missiles in Europe, saying Wednesday that Russia will retaliate by fielding new weapons that will take just as little time to reach their targets. While the Russian leader didn't say what specific new we


In threatening state of the nation address, Putin threatens to target the US with new weapons if it puts missiles in Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a threatening state of the nation address on Wednesday. He warned that if the US deployed intermediate-range ballistic missiles in Europe in the absence of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Russia would retaliate.


Putin suggests US ‘deep state’ working against Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday suggested that there is a "deep state" in the U.S. government working against President Trump , according to The New York Times. Putin's remark came during his state-of-the-nation speech Wednesday, during which he said Moscow would target the U.S. if it


Putin says he's open to arms control talks, warns U.S. against hostility

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he wants his nation to mend its fractured relationship with the U.S. but also warned that Moscow is prepared to respond to what he described as hostile military moves from Washington.


Putin says Russia will target U.S. if missiles deployed in Europe

During his annual national address Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his country will be forced to target the U.S. with new weaponry should a deployment of land-based missiles among NATO allies in Europe take place, per the Washington Post.


Putin vows to target U.S. if missiles are deployed in Europe

MOSCOW — Russia will respond to any American deployment of short or intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe by targeting not only the countries where they are stationed, but the U.S. itself, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday.


Putin warns: Russia will target US with new weapons if it deploys missiles to Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking during his state-of-the-nation address Wednesday, warned that Russia will aim new hypersonic missiles at the U.S. should it deploy new intermediate-range missiles in Europe.


Putin warns Trump: Don’t put new missiles in Europe — or else

Russian President Vladimir Putin just drew a bright red line for the United States: Don’t put any new nuclear missiles in Europe — or else. As for the consequences if the US crosses that line, Putin was blunt: “We will be forced to take reciprocal measures.”


Russian President Vladimir Putin warns U.S. against deploying nukes in Europe

Speaking to Russia’s Federal Assembly, Putin said he was not seeking confrontation with the U.S. but criticized what he called its idea of “superiority over the rest of the world.”


Putin: Russia will target US if missiles are placed in Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow will target the U.S. if it deploys nuclear missiles in Europe. Reuters reported that Putin said Russia would not make the first move or initiate the confrontation, but warned the U.S. against putting short- or intermediate-range missiles in


Trump isn't colluding with Russians he's conspiring with Putin

The question is no longer whether Trump and his campaign colluded with Russians in advance of the election of 2016. The New York Times reported recently that “Donald J. Trump and at least 17 campaign officials and advisers had contacts with Russian nationals and WikiLeaks, or their intermediaries,”


Putin: We'll Target US With Missiles If We Have To

Russian leader says he's at the ready, but only if US deploys first anywhere in Europe. (Newser) – Vladimir Putin is seemingly following DC's lead of late, first by announcing that Russia will, like the US, pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and now by threatening another mirr


Donald Trump 'Parrots' and 'Accepts' Vladimir Putin's Lies, Former Ambassador to Russia Warns

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul has warned that President Donald Trump regularly “accepts” and even sometimes “parrots” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s lies.


Putin Threatens to Target US if America Deploys Missiles Near Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he will target the United States if missiles are deployed near Russia. Putin made the comments on Feb. 20 during his annual speech to the Russian Federal Assembly.


Putin Exposes Warren as Weak on Defense [OPINION]

Once again the Massachusetts Senate delegation is caught looking stupid just days after proposing legislation to limit the president's ability to respond to a potential nuclear threat.


Vladimir Putin Treats Donald Trump as 'An Asset,' Former National Intelligence Director Says

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to “treat President Trump as an asset,” pointing to the Kremlin leader’s former career as a KGB agent.