U.S. believes Russia deployed new missile, violated treaty - NYT | Reuters

WASHINGTON Russia has deployed a new cruise missile despite complaints by U.S. officials that it violates an arms control treaty banning ground-based U.S. and Russian intermediate-range missiles, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing unnamed officials.The United States concluded in 2014 that Russia had violated the 1987 treaty banning ground-launched intermediate range missiles by testing the experimental new cruise missile. U.S. officials have now concluded the SSC-8 missile is operational and has been secretly deployed, the Times reported.

(Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Susan Heavey)

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Published Date: Feb 14, 2017 11:19 pm | Updated Date: Feb 14, 2017 11:19 pm


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