Executive Intelligence Review


President Putin Confirms Russia’s Advanced Weapons Have No Analogues in the West

Feb. 23, 2018 (EIRNS)—In remarks delivered on the occasion of “Defender of the Fatherland Day” in Russia yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed that there are no Western analogues to the advanced weapons that Russia is in the process of introducing into its military services.

“You know that we prioritize equipping our army with the most modern weapons, control, and communication systems. Our prospective weapons do not have any analogues in the world, at least for now, and I think that they won’t for a long time,”

he said, reported TASS.

“Their unique achievements represent the basis for successful development of the army and the fleet in future decades, as well as for security and peace for Russia, for our successful and dynamic development,”

he stated. “Russia is a peaceful country, and we conduct responsible foreign policy and strive for strengthening international stability,” Putin said. “We will continue further strengthening the country’s defense potential, developing and upgrading the Armed Forces.”

He gave remarks before attending a special concert on the Defender of the Fatherland Day.