August 8, 2022
Russia conducts military exercises with missiles;  US and UK Reinforce Sanctions Pledge |  World

Russia conducts military exercises with missiles; US and UK Reinforce Sanctions Pledge | World

army Russia On Saturday (19), it carried out exercises with ballistic and cruise missiles. Russian President Russian President Vladimir Putin Belarusian Alexander Lukashenko watched the events from inside the command center.

Videos released by the Russian government showed a combat aircraft launching a cruise missile from the air, a mobile launch vehicle launching an intercontinental ballistic missile, and a hypersonic missile being launched from the sea, according to the American newspaper, “The New York Times” (See the video above).

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian Alexander Lukashenko escorted missile tests on Saturday (19) from a command center in Moscow. – Photo: Alexey Nikolsky / Sputnik / AFP

Weapons have been shown before, but two of them are designed to evade the missile defenses of weAccording to the newspaper. The Kremlin said the test was designed to show a “triad”. Russia Land, air and sea launches that reflect the types of weapons in the US arsenal.

Also on Saturday (19), US Vice President Kamala Harris confirmed that if Russia invade the Ukraine Once again, the we And the main countries in NATO – Western military alliance – will impose unprecedented sanctions on the country led by Putin.

“If Russia invades Ukraine again, we will impose unprecedented sanctions,” says Kamala Harris.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson made a statement along the same lines as Harris.

“if it was Russia Invade your neighbor, and we will punish the important companies there. “We will make sure they don’t get paid, especially through the London market,” the prime minister said.

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Moscow also announced that the exercises will include soldiers from the Southern Military District in Russia RussiaThe Air Force, the Strategic Forces, the Northern and Black Sea Fleet.

According to the Kremlin, the purpose of the maneuvers was to “test the level of readiness” of the participating forces and “the reliability of nuclear and non-nuclear strategic weapons.”

In its broadest definition, Russia’s “strategic” forces operate to respond to threats, including in the event of nuclear war. It is equipped with ICBMs, long-range strategic bombers, submarines, surface ships and naval aviation with conventional long-range missiles.