Nikolai Solovtsov today reiterated Moscow's stance that the U.S. shield poses a threat to Russia.
The United States insists that the system is aimed at countering attacks from "rogue states" such as Iran or North Korea.
(AFP, Interfax, ITAR-TASS)
A U.S. official discusses the security threats that Washington feels justifies a missile-defense program. more
Moscow has been uncompromisingly hostile to the U.S. missile-defense proposal. more