Putin's nuclear slideshow reveals Russia's naked ambitions

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The Russian leader’s vaunting of his arsenal was mainly about attention-seeking, but dangerous developments are shaking up nuclear policy

Vladimir Putin is famous for taking his clothes off in public. But the latest display of naked power by Russia’s president was delivered fully clothed before a well-dressed, adoring audience in a Moscow exhibition centre.

It was quite a show. In what amounted to a state of the nation address, he hailed a new generation of Russian intercontinental ballistic missiles, underwater drones and nuclear-powered cruise missiles.

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