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COUNTERING RUSSIA’S NUCLEAR THREAT

WHAT’S WITH RUSSIA’S NUCLEAR STOCKPILE?

Here’s What Russia’s Attacks May Indicate About Its Weapons Stockpile. Mike Ives, NY Times, Oct. 11, 2022 The Russian missile and drone attacks that killed at least 19 people across Ukraine on Monday were traumatic and wide-ranging, but they were not as deadly as they could have been, in the context of a war that has included widespread civilian killing.
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America Must Counter Putin’s Nuclear Threat Proactively, Not Reactively:  Michael R. Pompeo, Hudson Institute, Oct. 3, 2022

Putin, Nuclear Weapons and My Emailers:  Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. WSJ, Oct. 7, 2022
Why Russia Lacks ‘Smart’ Weapons’Chris Miller. WSJ, Sept. 29, 2022

As Putin Tries to Carve Up Ukraine, Biden Must Go for Broke—and Deliver Kyiv Better Weapons:  Peter Rough, NY Post, Sept. 29, 2022

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For Further Reference:

Putin’s Nuclear Threat Is Real:  Walter Russel Mead, WSJ, Oct. 3, 2022 — Even as poorly trained, poorly led and poorly supplied Russian forces retreat on the battlefield, the danger that the war in Ukraine will erupt into a wider conflict continues to grow.
 
Ukraine Holds the Future:  The War Between Democracy and Nihilism: Timothy Snyder, Foreign Affairs, September/October 2022 — Russia, an aging tyranny, seeks to destroy Ukraine, a defiant democracy. A Ukrainian victory would confirm the principle of self-rule, allow the integration of Europe to proceed, and empower people of goodwill to return reinvigorated to other global challenges.
 
Russian Strikes Hit German Diplomatic Office in Kyiv – Report JP Staff, Jerusalem Post, Oct. 10, 2022 The German embassy in Kyiv was hit by Russian airstrikes on Monday, German media outlet Bild reported. However, the building has not been in use since the war broke out, the foreign ministry said-
 
Russia Will Use Its Ally, a Nuclear-Armed Iran, to Better Threaten the West:  Con Coughlin, Gatestone Institute, Oct. 3, 2022 — The nationwide anti-government protests sweeping Russia and Iran demonstrate that, despite the efforts of these two rogue regimes to increase the level of military cooperation between Moscow and Tehran, the overwhelming demand of the majority of ordinary Russians and Iranians is freedom from dictatorial rule.

Putin’s Nuclear Threat Is Real Walter Russel Mead, WSJ, Oct. 3, 2022 — Even as poorly trained, poorly led and poorly supplied Russian forces retreat on the battlefield, the danger that the war in Ukraine will erupt into a wider conflict continues to grow.

Ukraine Holds the Future:  The War Between Democracy and Nihilism: Timothy Snyder, Foreign Affairs, September/October 2022 — Russia, an aging tyranny, seeks to destroy Ukraine, a defiant democracy. A Ukrainian victory would confirm the principle of self-rule, allow the integration of Europe to proceed, and empower people of goodwill to return reinvigorated to other global challenges.

Russian Strikes Hit German Diplomatic Office in Kyiv – Report JP Staff, Jerusalem Post, Oct. 10, 2022 The German embassy in Kyiv was hit by Russian airstrikes on Monday, German media outlet Bild reported. However, the building has not been in use since the war broke out, the foreign ministry said- 

Russia Will Use Its Ally, a Nuclear-Armed Iran, to Better Threaten the West:  Con Coughlin, Gatestone Institute, Oct. 3, 2022 — The nationwide anti-government protests sweeping Russia and Iran demonstrate that, despite the efforts of these two rogue regimes to increase the level of military cooperation between Moscow and Tehran, the overwhelming demand of the majority of ordinary Russians and Iranians is freedom from dictatorial rule.

 


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Here are the nuclear weapons Russia has in its arsenal:  Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post, Oct. 6, 2022 — As Russia’s military retreats on the battlefield, Vladimir Putin’s rhetoric about using nuclear weapons is escalating.

 

Status of World Nuclear ForcesFederation of American Scientists — Despite progress in reducing nuclear weapon arsenals since the Cold War, the world’s combined inventory of nuclear warheads remains at a very high level: nine countries possessed roughly 12,700 warheads as of early-2022.

 

How destructive are Russia’s nuclear weapons and could it use them in the Ukraine war? Natalie Huet, Euro News, Sept. 29, 2022 Russia has repeatedly waved the threat of using nuclear force to have the upper hand in its war in Ukraine. 

 

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New addition to Russia’s Nuclear arsenal as Russia tests new Ballistic missile | English NewsWION, YouTube, Apr. 20, 2022 Amid the ongoing war with Ukraine, Russia has a new addition to its Nuclear arsenal as it tests new Nuclear-capable Ballistic missile.


Gravitas: This Russian missile can destroy any target on earth WION, YouTube, Apr. 21, 2022 — Russia has test-launched a new nuclear-capable missile. Moscow claims the new weapon can hit any target on the planet. President Vladimir Putin said the missile will make Russia’s enemies think twice. Molly Gambhir tells you more.

 

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