Russia Shows Off Might As Row Delays US Pact

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The world’s biggest nuclear powers were due to sign a new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty two and a half months ago.

Both sides insisted a breakthrough was close, but resetting relations between these old enemies was proving more difficult than U.S. President Barack Obama might have hoped.

Russia recently embarked on a campaign of military muscle flexing. It regarded America’s missile defense plans in Europe as a threat, and threats must be countered with shows of strength.

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Russia must develop new offensive weapons to counter the proposed U.S. missile shield.

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