The Kremlin is quite horrible at being truthful, as every other week a news piece comes out mentioning Russian military advancement gains and superiority over their American counterparts. Here are a few examples:
- Russia pursues hypersonic weapon research
- Medvedev Says Russian Rearmament On Level With WWII
- US Missile Shield No Threat to Russia – Deputy PM
- Putin Builds Space-Weapon Deterrent as Russia Target Mars, Moon
- Russian Deployment of Missile Defenses Hidden in Plain Sight
- Silent sub: Russian noiseless Borei class nuclear submarine immersed
It seems they’re still selling New Lies for Old — and sadly America has been taking the bait since the 60’s.
Russia’s top military officer on Thursday voiced skepticism about deeper nuclear arms cuts, saying they should require parallel reductions in non-nuclear precision weapons.
The statement by chief of Russia’s military General Staff, Gen. Valery Gerasimov, appeared to signal the Kremlin’s reluctance to negotiate a new nuclear arms deal with Washington.
“We can’t take the path of cutting only strategic nuclear arsenals and leaving outside the framework of talks other weapons, in which some of our partners have an indisputable quantitative and qualitative advantage,” Gerasimov said, adding that such approach would hurt Russia’s security.
Russia, which has lagged behind in designing such weapons, has strongly opposed the U.S. plans, saying it could tilt the balance of power.
“Such precision weapons, which don’t fall under any qualitative, quantitative or territorial restrictions, can be used to target strategic facilities,” Gerasimov said at Moscow’s international security conference that was sponsored by the Defense Ministry.
Full article: Russia Wary of Deeper Nuclear Arms Cuts (ABC News)