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Will deploy Sarmat N-missiles: Putin; G7 raise Ukraine support to $39 bn

Ukraine's parliament imposed sweeping 50-year sanctions on Thursday on Russian financial institutions including the central bank, all commercial banks, investment funds, insurers and other enterprises

A view shows a kitchen inside an apartment block heavily damaged by a Russian missile strike
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A view shows a kitchen inside an apartment block heavily damaged by a Russian missile strike on January 15 , 2023 (Photo: Reuters)

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President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia would pay increased attention to boosting its nuclear forces by deploying a much delayed new intercontinental ballistic missile, rolling out hypersonic missiles and adding new nuclear submarines.
 
A year since ordering the invasion of Ukraine, Putin has signalled he is ready to rip up the architecture of nuclear arms control - including the big powers’ moratorium on nuclear testing - unless the West backs off in Ukraine.
 
Putin on Tuesday sought to underscore Russian resolve in Ukraine by suspending a landmark nuclear arms control treaty, announcing new strategic systems had been put

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First Published: Feb 24 2023 | 12:12 AM IST

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