Moscow has upped the ante in its growing confrontation with Washington after releasing an incendiary statement, accusing the US of spinning and distorting facts to allege that Russia is testing a new cruise missile, banned by a landmark Cold War treaty.
“Once again the US is trying (and again rather clumsily) to
act as a mentor, for some reason pretending to possesses the
truth in the last instance and have the right to judge others.
Claims are made with little to know evidence and based on warped
logic, in other words presented not with further experts’
analyses in mind,” opens the lengthy tirade by the Russian
Foreign Ministry, in response to the allegations detailed in the
State Department report released on Tuesday.
“The purpose seems to be to create a wall of information
noise to incite other countries, and to boil up a propagandist
brew for the media. Or does the US administration still sincerely
deceive itself that the world can take Washington’s word?”
The US report never specified how exactly Russia violated