In a televised cope with nowadays, Russian High Minister Vladimir Putin introduced a mobilization of troops—its first since International Struggle II—and threatened using nuclear guns in protection of Russian. “I am not bluffing,” he mentioned. Video above. From The Guardian:
The Russian chief’s televised cope with to the country comes an afternoon after Russian-controlled areas in japanese and southern Ukraine introduced plans to carry “referendums” this weekend on changing into a part of Russia. Kremlin’s plans to annex 4 areas are prone to additional escalate the warfare following Ukrainian fresh successes at the battlefield.
“To people who permit themselves such statements referring to Russia, I wish to remind you that our nation additionally has quite a lot of way of destruction, and for separate elements and extra trendy than the ones of Nato international locations and when the territorial integrity of our nation is threatened, to give protection to Russia and our other people, we can undoubtedly use the entire way at our disposal,” Putin mentioned.
He added: “It is not a bluff.”