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Citizenship | Politics

Alarm rises over Russian nuclear space threat

Star Wars: Reports that Russia is pursuing a nuclear space-based weapon have caused fears in Washington.

Should all nukes be destroyed? Russia has wielded its nuclear arsenal as a threat once again, with latest reports suggesting that Putin may intend to launch nuclear missiles into space.

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