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UK would be ‘wiped out’ in war with Putin warns official

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4442886/UK-wiped-war-Putin-warns-official.htmlBritain would be ‘literally wiped out’ if it entered a nuclear war with Vladimir Putin, a Russian senator has warned.

Retired colonel Frants Klintsevich was responding to comments from Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon that ‘in the most extreme circumstances, we have made it very clear that you can’t rule out the use of nuclear weapons as a first strike’.

Britain would be ‘literally wiped out’ if it entered a nuclear war with Vladimir Putin, according to Russian senator Frants Klintsevich

 

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Fears Grow Over Russia’s Dangerous Nuclear Escalation

http://dailycaller.com/2017/05/16/fears-grow-over-russias-dangerous-nuclear-escalation/Vladimir Putin’s government continues to show signs that it would not hesitate to launch a nuclear war, two top analysts of Russian strategic thinking said at a recent Mitchell Institute Forum on Capitol Hill which I had the privilege to host.

Unlike the United States, nuclear weapons are “literally the number one military priority” for Russia’s government and security agencies, said speaker Mark Schneider, senior consultant at the National Institute for Public Policy.

Putin declared last year that Russia has modernized 60 percent of its strategic nuclear forces, and suggested those efforts would continue.  A massive program of nuclear rearmament includes modernized ICBMs on land and sea, and a modernized strategic bomber force, Schneider said.

It is telling that Russia is the only country in the world where ambassadors make nuclear threats, said Schneider. “So we now face something which I think is fundamentally different from anything that goes on in the West.” See more…

 

Russia is preparing for nuclear war

https://www.businessinsider.com.au/russia-prepares-nuclear-war-wwiii-2016-10Across Russia, forty million civilians and military personnel just finished up emergency drills aimed at preparing the general population for nuclear or chemical weapons attacks, the Wall Street Journal’s Thomas Grove reports.

Video shows Russian civilians practicing along with officials and workers in Hazmat suits.

But as troubling as the largest civil defence drills since the height of the Cold War have been, the steps Russia has taken to improve its offensive nuclear capabilities likely overshadow them.

Additionally, Russia’s state-run media has been ratcheting up anti-American rhetoric lately. See more…

 

Evoking Cold War, Russia Holds Nuclear Emergency Drills

Russians Conduct Nuclear-Bomb Survival Drills as Cold War Heats Up

https://www.wsj.com/articles/russia-revives-nuclear-shelters-as-cold-war-heats-up-1477301408MOSCOW—Russian authorities have stepped up nuclear-war survival measures amid a showdown with Washington, dusting off Soviet-era civil-defense plans and upgrading bomb shelters in the biggest cities.

At the Kremlin’s Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Cold War is back.

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Russians Conduct Nuclear-Bomb Survival Drills as Cold War Heats Up

Soviet nuclear propaganda poster
Soviet Propaganda: The Soviets built thousands of fallout shelters because they knew Nuclear War was survivable.

MOSCOW—Russian authorities have stepped up nuclear-war survival measures amid a showdown with Washington, dusting off Soviet-era civil-defense plans and upgrading bomb shelters in the biggest cities.

At the Kremlin’s Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Cold War is back. See more…

 

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