- Vladimir Putin warns that Russian Navy is ready to ‘attack’ enemy targets
- Putin’s statement comes amid the ongoing tension with the US and Britain over Crimea.
- Russia has tested its most advanced air defense system S-500 and Zircon missile
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that the Russian navy was ready to “compulsively strike” enemy targets if it was in the country’s national interest. This statement of the Russian President has come amid the ongoing tension with the US and Britain over Crimea. In the midst of this tension, Russia has tested its most advanced air defense system S-500 and Zircon hypersonic missile.
“We are able to identify enemies flying under water, over water and in the air, and if need be, we can also launch a mandatory attack,” Putin said at a massive parade in St. Petersburg on Russian Navy Day. .’ Putin calls Russia’s new weapons ‘invincible’. A few days earlier, Russia had sent its fighter planes after Britain sent its warship near the Crimean peninsula, due to which tensions increased significantly.
‘Russian Navy today has every kind of power’
During this, Russia had rained bombs near the British warship. “The Russian Navy today has everything it needs to protect its country and its national interests,” Putin said. However, the British government denied Russia’s claim of dropping the bomb. In fact, Russia forcibly separated Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, but most of the world still considers Crimea to be part of Ukraine.
Putin said last month after the incident that Russia could sink a British warship that was illegally entering its territorial waters. He alleged that America was provoking this tension. Putin said on Sunday that Russia has earned its place among the most powerful navies in the world. Russia made hypersonic missile, which has not yet broken in the world. Let us tell you that many countries are now trying to make this missile. Russia currently has the second largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.