Russia to deploy S-400 and Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad

Russia will deploy its S-400 air missile defense system and ballistic Iskander missile in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing the head of the defense committee in the Russian upper house of parliament.

Russia sees the deployment of its missiles near the western border as a response to Washington setting up a U.S. missile shield in Europe, Viktor Ozerov was quoted as saying.