Putin unveiled the new arsenal on Thursday in a state of the nation address, challenging Washington to a new arms race ahead of a presidential election that will all but certainly confirm his grip on power.
Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses the Federal Assembly in Moscow, Russia, March 1, 2018.
US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel shared worries in a phone conversation over Putin's claims, Berlin said Friday.
With all due respect to you personally, with all due respect to Congress, well-educated people must understand that in Russia we don't have to chase anyone who has not violated Russian law, he said. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said during a press conference the day the charges were announced that the Department of Justice had begun the process of negotiating with Russian Federation to have the defendants extradited to the U.S. to face trial.
Putin contended he could not take action unless it went through official channels. Nobody listened to us.
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But some weapons systems "have to be fine-tuned and worked on", he said.
"We know other countries tried to (manufacture the weapons) but presumably they did not succeed", he told local media in the Kaliningrad exclave on the Baltic.
Putin made the comments, likely to strike a chord with millions of nostalgic older Russians, weeks before a Mar 18 election that polls show he should win comfortably.
"We don't regard that as the behaviour of a responsible worldwide player", spokeswoman Heather Nauert said.
Less than a day after announcing a slew of new defense systems, Russian President Vladimir Putin in an exclusive interview with NBC News denied accusations that his country wants to spark a new Cold War.