The share of modern weapons in Russia’s nuclear triad — land, sea and air — has reached 82%, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday.

Speaking at a meeting with senior Defense Ministry officials in Moscow, Putin said that Russia is strengthening its armed forces to guarantee the country’s peace and security in the face of growing risks and the collapse of the arms control system.

Calling security “fundamentally, extremely important, given the international situation and the risks that exist,” he added: “The tension in the Middle East, Afghanistan, and the Korean Peninsula has not subsided. NATO’s military infrastructure is

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