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Vladimir Putin says new missiles could target 'decision-making centres' if US sends weapons to Europe
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Vladimir Putin says new missiles could target 'decision-making centres' if US sends weapons to Europe

Vladimir Putin said he understood concerns about the bilateral deal, namely that other countries could continue to develop weapons that are banned for the US and Russia.

US suspends decades-old nuclear treaty with Russia to focus on China; Democrats say move opens door to arms race
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US suspends decades-old nuclear treaty with Russia to focus on China; Democrats say move opens door to arms race

Leaving the INF pact with Russia risks aggravating relations with European allies, who share the administration's view that Russia is violating the treaty but who have not endorsed a US withdrawal.

Following reelection, Vladimir Putin vows to cut defence spending, says Russia 'won't allow' arms race
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Following reelection, Vladimir Putin vows to cut defence spending, says Russia 'won't allow' arms race

President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia would cut its military spending, a day after he won a presidential election with a landslide

Kraken or Sanction? Russians get creative with names for country's new nuclear weapons in online contest
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Kraken or Sanction? Russians get creative with names for country's new nuclear weapons in online contest

Russians are showering the defense ministry with proposed names for the country's new nuclear weapons, relishing the online contest announced by President Vladimir Putin in his state-of-the-nation address on Thursday.

Pakistan criticises US, says expansion of its nuclear capabilities will hinder disarmament
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Pakistan criticises US, says expansion of its nuclear capabilities will hinder disarmament

In a veiled criticism of the US, Pakistan has said the declared plans by one of the P-5 nations to expand its nuclear capabilities would renew an arms race and seriously retard global disarmament efforts

Donald Trump is merely echoing Barack Obama's nuclear weapons policy
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Donald Trump is merely echoing Barack Obama's nuclear weapons policy

There is no need to get all hot and bothered about Donald Trump's tweet especially since US President Barack Obama, despite his previous commitment to a nuclear-free world, has gone ahead and pushed for a massive nuclear weapons programme in the US. Trump is merely echoing Obama

As India makes advances in defence and security, Pakistan fears possible arms race
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As India makes advances in defence and security, Pakistan fears possible arms race

The latest of course is Pakistan crying hoarse that India, if given the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership, will fuel an arms race, while China, mothering Pakistan, supports the Pakistani stand, saying it would touch a ‘raw nerve’ (Pakistan's) and start a nuclear arms race.

Nawaz Sharif wants 'new beginning' with India, Kashmir part of agenda
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Nawaz Sharif wants 'new beginning' with India, Kashmir part of agenda

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Friday said he is looking forward to meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to "make a new beginning" in the relationship between the two nations

Chinese daily lauds launch of INS Vikrant
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Chinese daily lauds launch of INS Vikrant

"The launch of India's home-built aircraft carrier is indeed worth celebrating, because it marks a firm stride toward the indigenisation of arms," an article on the state-run Global Times' website said.

China exported arms worth $11 bn in 5 years, Pak major buyer: Pentagon
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China exported arms worth $11 bn in 5 years, Pak major buyer: Pentagon

Asserting that China has signed agreements for arms exports worth $11 billion from 2007 to 2011, the Pentagon has said that Pakistan remains Beijing's primary customer for conventional weapons.