We are not pursuing research to develop ABM space systems. There are studies to improve systems of warning against a missile attack, communications and navigation systems and to develop ground-based ABM defences.
1965. Quoted in The Daily Review.
If it is necessary we will find a quick answer and it will not be the way the United States expects it. It will be an answer that devalues the 'Star Wars' program.Sergei Akhromeyev1986 UPI (Moscow) press release on Soviet reaction to the Strategic Defense Initiative. Quoted in Ellensburg Daily Record, 27 Aug 1986, and elsewhere.
Think of the 40 years of confrontation. What is it we gained?...The old style has exposed itself: it is fruitless.Sergei AkhromeyevQuoted in "Mr. Darman's Sermon", July 29, 1989, editorial, New York Times.
If both sides reduced their long-range missiles by 50%, SDI would be an unacceptable threat to the remaining Soviet rocket forces.Sergei AkhromeyevQuoted in "A No-Frills Summit", November 9, 1987, Ed Magnuson; James O. Jackson/Moscow and Bruce van Voorst/Washington, Time magazine.
The longer the war drags on, more and more civilians are getting killed.Sergei AkhromeyevQuoted in "Iraq Rebuffs Iran on Peace Initiative", pA01, February 11, 1991, Rick Atkinson and Barton Gellman, Washington Post.
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