Cold War 2.0: Russia to restore missile system after US turns on defence shield

imageDnepr base will be equipped to intercept ballistic, cruise and hypersonic missiles. The Soviet-era relic near Sevastopol will be used to protect Russia from rocket attacks launched from locations in the Middle East, including Turkey and Syria. Dnepr base will be equipped to intercept ballistic, cruise and hypersonic missiles at a range of around 2,000 miles. The vast complex has not been used for 10 years but fell back under the Kremlin’s control when Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. According to a Russian defence source, increased activity of Nato ships in the Mediterranean has sped up the plans to restore the site. Read Article