President Vladimir Putin says Russia will maintain a high tempo of modernizing its military arsenals this year.
Putin's cautious response won't undermine his gains in Syria or erode his authority at home.
An aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. President Trump has invited the Russian leader to the White House.
The Kinzhal (Dagger) missile was launched from a MiG-31 jet that took off from an airfield in southwest Russia.
Among the reported submissions are 'Kraken,' ‘Sanction’ and 'Palmyra.'
Putin set the course for a new arms race with Washington as he boasted of "invincible" Russian weapons.
Plans for such a nuclear torpedo had been spotted in TV footage of a meeting between Putin and his military chiefs
"The information received from the CIA proved sufficient to find and detain the criminal suspects," the Kremlin said.
In a speech to Russian troops, Putin said he had ordered his Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to start a partial withdrawal.
Assad's commitment to the Geneva process implies "free and fair elections" under UN supervision.