"Europe has gone mad... Maybe we'll launch a preemptive nuclear strike"
Deputy President of the Russian Security Council, and former prime minister, believes that there are irreversible laws of war and that if there is a question of sending nuclear weapons to Ukraine, Russia could carry out a "preventive" attack with the same weapons.
"They won't stop until blood flows on the streets. We should drop the atomic bomb..."
The news about new packages of military aid from the West to Ukraine did not go down well with military experts and analysts there, who are now demanding an immediate reaction.
"The president of the state must be prepared that his hand will not tremble..."
The former president of Russia, who is now the deputy chairman of the Security Council, also said at the "Knowledge" marathon that "if you have a weapon in your hands, and I, as a former president, know what it is, you must be prepared that your hand will not tremble in a certain situation to use it, no matter how monstrous and cruel it sounds".
After Russia bombs own city, explosive found at same site
Seventeen apartment buildings were evacuated Saturday in a Russian city near the Ukrainian border after an explosive device was found at the site where a bomb accidentally dropped by a Russian warplane caused a powerful blast this week, authorities said.
The US nuclear bomb B61 is covered with sticky tape? Was it a kind of incident? PHOTO
The Pentagon says a photo released by the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) of apparent damage to a US nuclear bomb at a Dutch airbase shows a dummy weapon used for training emergency response teams.
FAS released a photo of a B61 bomb being inspected by US soldiers, two of whom are members of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit and one civilian.
North Korea to increase production of 'Nuclear Weapons Material’
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called on his country to expand production of "nuclear materials for weapons" and create more powerful weapons, AFP reported.
Kim's latest threat came ahead of the planned arrival of a US Navy strike group in South Korea.
It is already Clear that Bulgarian Ammunition will reach Ukraine
"Bulgarian ammunition will reach Ukraine, although not directly, and this is already clear to everyone," commented the director of the Sofia Security Forum Yordan Bozhilov on the Bulgarian National Television.
He pointed out that our country has one of the largest available old Soviet-type arsenals - weapons and ammunition.
Putin says Russia will station tactical nukes in Belarus
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans on Saturday to station tactical nuclear weapons in neighboring Belarus, a warning to the West as it steps up military support for Ukraine.
Putin said the move was triggered by Britain's decision this past week to provide Ukraine with armor-piercing rounds containing depleted uranium.
Moscow: If they try to regain Crimea - we'll use all kinds of weapons, virtually all
If we are talking about some serious offensives linked to the attempt to recapture Crimea, it is absolutely clear that this is the reason for using all means of protection, including those provided for by the doctrine of nuclear deterrence, Medvedev said in an interview with Russian media.
He pointed out that it is obvious that there is a reason for the use of any weapon.
Putin out of control? Growing risk: He is about to push the "red button"
U.S. Research Center Heritage Foundation expressed this warning, amid growing concern over the "hysterical rhetoric" of the Kremlin.
A new report published by a think tank highlights the growing risk that the Russian president will "make one of the most fateful decisions of the century" in the face of his "failed invasion of Ukraine".