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Russia began exercises of “non-strategic” nuclear forces near the border with Ukraine

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May22,2024

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Russia began “Practical exercises on the preparation and use of non-strategic nuclear weapons,” the country’s Ministry of Defense announced on Tuesday, May 21. Vladimir Putin ordered the exercise earlier this month “in response to provocative statements and threats by individual Western officials,” the Russian ministry explained, according to Voice of America.

Ministry of Defense The Russian Federation stated that the exercises are aimed at“maintaining the readiness of personnel and equipment of units for the combat use of non-strategic nuclear weapons to respond and in order to unconditionally ensure the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Russian state in response to provocative statements and threats of individual Western officials against RF.

It is unclear whether test firing was carried out.

The West accused Putin of irresponsibly rattling nuclear weapons.

< strong>BAGNETnotes, non-strategic nuclear weapons, commonly known as tactical, – less powerful than strategic, but it is also capable of causing devastating destruction.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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