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Vladimir Putin threatens nuclear warfare

Wladimir Putin

Before his speech to the nation, Vladimir Putin appeared on stage armed with an enormous stack of papers

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In his State of the Union speech, Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin reacts to concepts within the West about sending troops from NATO states to Ukraine. The penalties of such a transfer may very well be tragic.

In his speech to the nation, Vladimir Putin as soon as once more warned of the ability of Russia's nuclear energy. When making threatening gestures, the West ought to do not forget that Russia additionally has weapons that might hit targets in that space, he advised greater than 1,000 representatives from politics, enterprise, tradition and faith in Moscow.

Vladimir Putin: Use of nuclear weapons will result in “extinction of civilization”

The 71-year-old emphasised that escalation and using nuclear weapons might result in the “extinction of civilization.” It was not a “cartoon film,” mentioned the Russian president.

Specifically, Putin additionally warned NATO international locations in opposition to sending army contingents to Ukraine to combat in opposition to Russian troops. The penalties of such a transfer may very well be tragic, he mentioned. At the identical time, the president dismissed claims that Russia needed to assault the West as “nonsense.”

Danger from NATO growth?

Rather, the nation will improve its armaments complicated for its personal safety and likewise additional strengthen the western flank of the large empire due to the hazard posed by NATO growth.

Putin as soon as once more provided the USA a dialogue on strategic safety on the earth. Russia and the USA had suspended or terminated a number of disarmament treaties in the middle of their battle. Russia is prepared for brand new talks if the USA stops aiming for Moscow's strategic defeat.

It is Putin's nineteenth State of the Nation Address. The President final gave the speech in February 2023 and declared the suspension of the New Start nuclear disarmament treaty. In the primary 12 months of the warfare he skipped the State of the Union deal with.