Russian President Vladimir Putin watches  the military parade during Navy Day celebrations in St Petersburg. Photo: AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin watches the military parade during Navy Day celebrations in St Petersburg. Photo: AP
Ukraine war

Putin says Russian Navy will soon have hypersonic missiles five times faster than the speed of sound

  • President Putin signed a new naval doctrine and vowed to respond ‘with lightning speed to anyone who decides to encroach on our sovereignty and freedom’
  • He said the US is the biggest threat and has a ‘strategic objective to dominate the world’s oceans’, while Nato military is ‘moving towards Russia’s borders’

Russian President Vladimir Putin watches  the military parade during Navy Day celebrations in St Petersburg. Photo: AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin watches the military parade during Navy Day celebrations in St Petersburg. Photo: AP
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