Russian general warns against deploying weapons in space

Russia's Space forces chief said Thursday that the nation would have to retaliate if others deploy weapons in space - a stern warning to the United States. While Col.-Gen. Vladimir Popovkin did not name any specific country, he was clearly referring to US plans for space-based weapons, which the Kremlin had vociferously opposed.


"We don't want to wage a war in space, we don't want to gain dominance in space, but we won't allow any other nation nation to dominate space," Popovkin said, according to Russian news agencies. (AP)