President Putin refuses extradition of Russians US charged

Glen Norman
March 6, 2018

Last week President Putin said, during his annual address to the Federal Assembly, that Russian Federation has developed an invincible new cruise missile and warned that any use of nuclear weapons against Russian Federation or its allies will be viewed as a nuclear attack and would trigger an immediate response from Moscow.

Walker's comments come after Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier in the morning bragged about his country having hypersonic weapons.

For example, EMP hardening the national electric grid and other life-sustaining critical infrastructures is urgent - and far more likely to attract sustained bipartisan support than any nuclear weapons program. "We'll be prepared to look at them and talk about it", he said.

The known weapon is called the RS-28 Sarmat, though North Atlantic Treaty Organisation refers to it as the SS-X-30 Satan 2.

Implicit in Russia's development of Skolkovo is a critical question-a question that Russian Federation may be asking itself-why bother spying on foreign companies and government laboratories if they will voluntarily hand over all the expertise Russian Federation seeks?

Putin showed a video of the Satan 2 during his speech.

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According to one military-diplomatic source, Russian Federation has begun series production of the Avangard missile-hypersonic vehicle complex, and the Khinzhal hypersonic cruise missile, which is launched from the MiG-31M high altitude interceptor, is already "on duty".

Putin claimed this 119-foot-tall missile is "invincible" to missile defense systems.

Just finishing testing and can hit targets at 10 times the speed of sound.

The missiles travel in a wide arc over Earth, enabling them to strike halfway around the world within an hour. The missile was successfully ejected from an underground silo in a December test, according to Russian news reports. "The leaders condemned sharply the bombing in East Ghouta".

A recently demonstrated technology made to neutralize a nuclear warhead is a "kinetic kill vehicle:" essentially a large, high-tech bullet launched via missile.

"Never. Never", Putin said.

Satan 2 has advanced guidance systems and probably some countermeasures created to trick anti-missile systems.

Wright has also studied other methods to sneak past United States defenses, including warhead cooling systems that might confuse heat-seeking anti-missile systems, and "disguising a real warhead to make it look different".

China's contempt for the geriatric US nuclear deterrent is manifest in supporting mad dog ally North Korea developing nuclear missiles to strike North America, in China's own greatly expanding offensive nuclear capabilities, and in illegally annexing vital trade routes through the South China Sea.

One is the Trident II ballistic missile, which gets launched from a submarine and can carry up to a dozen nuclear warheads.

"If we're talking about nuclear-armed cruise missiles, that's a technological breakthrough and a big achievement", said Alexander M. Golts, an independent Russian military analyst.

A Trident II ICBM launching. "If we are to speak of an arms race, then an arms race started precisely at that point", he told NBC host Megyn Kelly in an interview, referring to a decision taken by George W Bush in 2002.

At the State Department, spokeswoman Heather Nauert attacked the CGI video simulation played during Putin speech to demonstrate the new missiles' capabilities.

"We can say with full grounds: Russian Federation has created modern Armed Forces, which are compact and hi-tech troops for this huge territory, with the officer corps as its heart, where every officer is ready for any sacrifice for its nation", he said according to our friends at "I want to note that we managed to provide an effective and efficient counter-intelligence cover for these large-scale projects", Putin said, speaking at the FSB board. "The clear response is to upgrade your offensive capabilities".

Air Force Gen. John Hyten, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command, warned that Russian Federation is continuing to violate the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty with banned ground-launched cruise missiles.

The assertion spoke to a key tactic the Kremlin often employs: using "cyber proxies" who operate outside the government to carry out its goals, allowing the Russian government to maintain plausible deniability.

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