In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television a computer simulation shows the Avangard hypersonic vehicle being released from booster rockets. Graphic: AP

Nothing matches our new hypersonic weapons and they will safeguard Russia for decades, President Vladimir Putin boasts

  • The Kinzhal hypersonic missile has already been flown on 89 missions, while the Avangard hypersonic glide vehicle enters service next year, Russia says
  • Vladimir Putin again denied that Russia had broken a 1987 nuclear treaty, saying it had no need to do so
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In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television a computer simulation shows the Avangard hypersonic vehicle being released from booster rockets. Graphic: AP
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