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    Russia to Activate Anti-Prompt Global Strike, Non-Nuclear Deterrence by 2020

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    According to the Russian defense minister, Russia will create a reliable barrier to a potential enemy's prompt global strike and ensure non-nuclear deterrence by 2020.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia will create a reliable barrier to a potential enemy's prompt global strike and ensure non-nuclear deterrence by 2020, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday.

    "The implementation of the outlined plans will create a reliable barrier to the enemy's prompt global strike and ensure the non-nuclear deterrence of any high-tech aggressor," Shoigu told upper house lawmakers.

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