US President Donald Trump deployed the defensive devices just 60 miles away from the border. Head of Russia’s defense committee – Vladimir Shamanov – said the country was set to do the same in response. He said: “This situation is, of course, under control, and mirror measures have been undertaken or would be undertaken without delay.” Shamanov added: “The threats are high. Given the

short flight-in time, they [the US] make us address certain tasks, some of which have been settled, but some are still due. “Of course, it is a difference when they [anti-missiles] were a thousand kilometers away, and it is different when they are hundreds of kilometres away.” At the weekend it emerged the US had deployed more than 400 anti-missiles targeted on Russia. READ MORE