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Upping the Ante: Russia to Deploy S-400 Air Defense to Counter Turkey

If Ankara wants to play hardball, it looks like Moscow is up to the challenge


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The arrogant Turks may have bitten off a little more than they can chew in attacking the world's up and coming super-power. 

Not only has Russia deployed the flagship of her Black Sea Fleet, the guided missile cruiser "Moskva," to the region - but now the vaunted S-400 anti-aircraft system will be deployed in Syria as well.

If wannabe Sultan Erdogan wants to pick a fight, next time Moscow will be ready.

 


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