Moscow concerned by attempts to militarize space using strike weapons

SpaceDaily.com reports: “The news comes following the Russian Foreign Ministry statement made in July that a military confrontation in space may be as dangerous as the nuclear arms race.

Russia is concerned about the attempts to militarize outer space by deployment of strike weapons and any steps should be prevented, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Tuesday.

According to earlier reports citing the Missile Defense Agency’s director, Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, the Pentagon and Congress were pushing for a possible deployment of missile defense interceptors in space…”

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