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Russia Says It Wants To Avoid Arms Race

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, while delivering a lecture in Moscow, said the Kremlin wants to avoid an arms race and will shift its focus to conventional, precision guided, munitions. The reference to an arms race seems to be referring to President-elect Donald Trump’s earlier comments that the U.S. would…

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