Russian President Vladimir Putin  speaks during an Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Union summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Friday. Photo: AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during an Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Union summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Friday. Photo: AP

Vladimir Putin says Russia could adopt US pre-emptive strike concept

  • He claimed that Russia already has commissioned hypersonic weapons capable of carrying out such a strike, while the US hasn’t yet deployed them
  • Putin was referring to US efforts to develop the capability to hit targets with precision-guided conventional weapons anywhere in the world within 1 hour

Russian President Vladimir Putin  speaks during an Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Union summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Friday. Photo: AP
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during an Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Union summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Friday. Photo: AP
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