Russia test-fires 3 intercontinental ballistic missiles

maxresdefaultRussia’s military has test-fired three intercontinental ballistic missiles amid increasing tensions with the US on a range of issues, particularly the Syrian crisis. The Russian Defense Ministry said the Russian forces fired a nuclear-capable rocket from a Pacific Fleet submarine in the Sea of Okhotsk north of Japan on Wednesday. A Topol missile was further shot off from a submarine in the Barents Sea, while a third was launched from an inland site in the country’s northwest, Russian news agencies reported. The launches come at a time when relations between Russia and the US have hit their lowest point in years following the collapse of a ceasefire in Syria. Read More