Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said the US had ‘set a course for mounting military tensions’ [File: Thomas Peter/EPA]
Russia has accused the United States of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile for the first time since Washington withdrew from a landmark Cold War-era nuclear pact earlier this month.
On Monday, the Pentagon said it tested a conventionally-configured cruise missile a day before that hit its target after more than 500km of flight.
Washington accused Moscow of violating the treaty, an accusation the Kremlin has denied.
Reacting to the missile test,