Putin Puts Nuclear Weapons In Belarus
View Source | March 26, 2023 10:11 am
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- Russia President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he will station tactical nuclear weapons in neighboring Belarus, marking the first time since the mid-1990s that Moscow has positioned such weaponry outside the country.
- Putin made the comment amid in roughly 13-month-long invasion of Ukraine and concerns about whether he’ll resort to nuclear strikes to win that lasted no longer than many had expected – with no clear end in site.
“Tactical” nuclear weapons refer to those used for specific gains on the battlefield rather than those with the capacity to wipe out cities, as explained by Reuters.
“There is nothing unusual here,” “Putin said. “The United States has been doing this for decades.”
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