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Putin: I Hope We Don't Need to Go Nuclear

The comment was made in reference to Islamic State terrorists, but also serves as a indirect reminder that Russia possesses the capability to defend itself - against anyone


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After alleged US air-strikes against positions of the Syrian Army, Internet comment sections were filled with claims that Russia will not dare do anything about it, that NATO has trapped Russia, and people were really disappointed because Putin didn´t immediately declare a nuclear war against the West… and so on. And these are the same people who continuously praise Putin for being a calm and level-headed judo-master, who always thinks first before acting, unlike his hot-headed and insane western counterparts.

Well, for them here's a stark warning to consider. Isn't this something? I mean, there has never been such an elegant, cool and calm, grave and grim, warning than this:

"We know that high-precision weapons can be equipped with both conventional warheads and with special warheads, that is, with nuclear warheads. Naturally, in the fight against the terrorists, we hope that is something that will never be needed."

Food for thought to terrorists...and to all other would be adversaries.


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