Russian President Vladimir Putin (bottom right) delivers his annual address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow in March 2018 while a screen shows a newly developed cruise missile. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian President Vladimir Putin (bottom right) delivers his annual address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow in March 2018 while a screen shows a newly developed cruise missile. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russia

Responding to Donald Trump’s boast, Russia says its missile programme beats US’ despite fatal explosion

  • Five Russian scientists died in failed test that prompted US president to brag about American superiority
  • Moscow cancels planned evacuation of town near offshore site where accident took place

Russian President Vladimir Putin (bottom right) delivers his annual address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow in March 2018 while a screen shows a newly developed cruise missile. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russian President Vladimir Putin (bottom right) delivers his annual address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow in March 2018 while a screen shows a newly developed cruise missile. Photo: EPA-EFE
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