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Eugene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:56 AM
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Russia activates missile early warning radar system
Source: BBC

29 November 2011 Last updated at 12:06 GMT

Russia activates missile early warning radar system

Russia has turned on a new incoming missile early warning system in its westernmost region in response to US plans for a missile shield in Europe.

President Dmitry Medvedev ordered the system to be activated on a visit to the radar unit in Kaliningrad, a Baltic region bordering EU countries.

The unit is equipped with the new Voronezh-DM radar system.

Mr Medvedev has warned Russian missiles could be deployed on the EU's borders if the shield is installed.

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Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-15938494
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