HISTORY: Russian President Vladimir Putin flew in a modernized

nuclear-capable strategic bomber on Thursday

It is a measure that will probably be seen in the West as a

timely reminder of Moscow’s nuclear capabilities

The modernized Tu-160M ​​​​is capable of transporting

12 cruise missiles or 12 short-range nuclear missiles

Can fly 7,500 miles without refueling

After the flight, Putin told state television that the plane

It is ‘reliable’ and could be accepted by the air force

By Sam