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The US Navy nuclear-powered USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and its strike group approached the Korean Peninsula in anticipation of a possible new nuclear test or launch of ballistic missiles in North Korea.
According to the American private intelligence and analysis company Stratfor, the carrier group is currently located west of the Japanese island of Kyushu and is crossing the Korean Strait to the waters of the Sea of Japan toward the east coast of North Korea. There, according to Japanese …
The new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting Moscow.
As reported by newspaper Kommersant, sources close to the Russian Foreign Ministry in the Russian capital expect that the head of the US Department of State will try to negotiate cooperation with Russia on the problem of North Korea, a matter which Donald Trump called his priority even before he was elected president.
Despite the fact that Syria remains the primary cause of tension between Moscow and Washington, Russian diplomats …
The Head of the Defense Committee of the Federation Council of Russia, Viktor Ozerov, said that, if necessary, the Russian Federation might analyze and review measures to strengthen its nuclear security.
Ozerov made this statement in response to the words of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the possible emergence of nuclear weapons in South Korea and Japan to contain the threat from North Korea.
"I do not think that the deployment of nuclear weapons in South Korea and Japan poses a …