Putin Beefs Up Nuclear Arsenal and Condemns US Aggression

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Reported US plans to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO nations on Russia's border are being denounced by Russian officials as the most aggressive act by Washington since the Cold War. Today President Vladimir Putin said he will respond by adding 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to his nuclear arsenal. Eugene Rumer directs the Russia and Eurasia programs at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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Guest:
Eugene Rumer - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - @eugene_rumer

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Sáša Woodruff, Jenny Hamel, Evan George