Russia: We’re Not On High Alert Over North Korean Rocket Launch

In stark contrast with ROK, Japanese and U.S. military reactions, Russia remains off-alert in face of DPRK rocket launch plans.
December 11th, 2012
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In stark contrast to reports that Japan has ordered its military to prepare to shoot-down a North Korean rocket if it threatens their national territory, Russia has today said it has no plans to put its missile defense forces on high alert. And unlike ROK and U.S. forces also on high alert, Russian Aerospace Defence

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Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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  • Chris

    Russia going on alert would be only marginally less absurd than, for argument’s sake, Slovenia or Argentina doing the same thing.

  • Guest

    North Korea should start to make submarines drones that can destroy who enemy navy by controlling submarines from far control base.

  • $30288502

    North Korea should start to make submarines drones that can destroy whole enemy navy by controlling submarines from far control base.