Russia hits out at ‘bellicose’ US after Trump nuclear review calls for more aggressive approach against Moscow

The U.S. Department of Defense’s new Nuclear Posture Review says Russia and other countries are holding the misconception that Washington would not use its large-scale nuclear weapons in response to nuclear aggression from other countries. Thus, the Pentagon needs to increase its number of low-yield weapons, the Independent reports. Moscow responded by labeling the Trump Administration’s nuclear policy as “bellicose.”

 

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