Putin's ally forecasts inevitable nuclear war

Written by Henrik Rothen

Nov.18 - 2023 10:47 AM CET

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Putin's ally forecasts inevitable nuclear war.

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A Kremlin spokesperson, closely associated with Vladimir Putin, has issued a dire prediction of an inevitable nuclear war.

According to Express, Vladimir Solovyov, a prominent figure on Russian state television, has conveyed a message that contradicts the general perception of nuclear warfare. He believes that a nuclear conflict, while unavoidable, will not necessarily spell the end of humanity.

The nuclear debate on Russian TV

During a panel discussion, Solovyov argued that nuclear war serves a specific purpose and should not be viewed solely as a means to an end. He referenced the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as historical precedents for nuclear attacks on non-nuclear nations, suggesting that similar actions would not lead to global nuclear annihilation.

This perspective offers a chilling insight into the Kremlin's potential rationale for using nuclear weapons in non-nuclear states like Ukraine.

Russia's Nuclear Capability and Global Threat

It also sheds light on Russia's substantial nuclear arsenal, consisting of almost 6,000 warheads, the largest in the world. This arsenal poses a significant threat not only to neighboring countries but also to global stability.

The discussion on Russian state TV, led by figures like Solovyov, frequently involves threats of nuclear action against NATO and other global powers, underscoring the precarious nature of current international relations.

Implications for Ukraine and NATO

The possibility of Russia employing nuclear weapons in Ukraine, a country without its own nuclear capabilities, raises serious concerns about the response from NATO and the international community.

The first-ever nuclear strike in Europe would represent a significant escalation in the conflict, with unpredictable consequences for global peace and security.