Russia tests new ICBM, threatens “other nations”

 

The high stakes poker game between Ukraine, NATO and Russia is raised another chip today.  Russian apparently successfully launches another test of a hypersonic ICBM capable of carrying nuclear warheads.   The missile apprently hit a target 3,500 miles to the east in the Kamchatka Pennisula.  While Putin did not name the U.S. or NATO countries, he did mention that those countries who threaten Russia should now think twice before pursing further actions. It was also mentioned by Russian officials that the rocket was made completely with Russian components.  That’s believed to be a statement meant to minimize the effect of economic sanctions levied by western nations. 

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