Putin Declares Main Threat To Russia Is US ‘Strategic Policy’

Putin: "Key thing here is the capability of the Russian navy ... able to respond with lightning speed to all who decide to infringe on our sovereignty and freedom"

  • Vladimir Putin on Sunday declared main threat to Russia “strategic policy of the USA to dominate the world’s oceans”
  • Russian leader also cited as threat the NATO military alliance’s push to get closer to his country’s borders
  • Statement part of 55-page doctrine setting forth strategic goals of Russian navy