A new Russian nuclear-powered missile highly touted by Russia’s leadership has so far been a dud, according to U.S. intelligence sources who say it has crashed in every test to date.
President Donald Trump called out Russian President Vladimir Putin for supporting Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad Sunday after another apparent chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians.
Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, President Donald Trump’s outgoing national security adviser, slammed Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday night, saying Russian aggression was a “grave error” on Putin’s part.
U.S. intelligence agencies monitored two Russian tests of an experimental nuclear-powered cruise missile in recent months and found both tests failed to demonstrate the novel use of a reactor to fuel long-range flight, according to Pentagon officials.
An uptick in tense U.S.-Russia relations saw Moscow expel 60 diplomats from Russia Thursday as retaliation for the United States ordering the removal of 60 Russian officials Monday.
The Trump administration carried out a mass expulsion of Russian intelligence officers from the United States on Monday in retaliation for Moscow’s assassination attempt against a defector in Britain.