A hardline ally of Vladimir Putin has called for “weapons of God” to be fired on European cities which comes after the Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko received tactical nuclear weapons this week.
Earlier this week Lukashenko received tactical nuclear weapons “three times” more powerful than the bomb which destroyed Hiroshima.
Lukashenko received the tactial nuclear warheads which are stationed at Lida Air Base which is just 25 miles from Lithuania.
Sergey Karaganov, a chairman at the Council of Foreign and Defence Policy, wrote that Putin should escalate the rhetoric of a nuclear war to stop the West from supplying weaponry to Kyiv.
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Earlier this week Putin warned that World War Three could start if western countries continue to supply weapons to Ukraine.
Karaganov wrote on the Kremlin-affiliated website by threatening the West this could make them “back down” in their support.
He said that Russians which are living in potential targets should evacuate and if they don’t then launch a nuclear attack which is “morally” a difficult decision.
Karaganov wrote the article called A Difficult But Necessary Decision, “This is a morally terrible choice — we use the weapons of God, dooming ourselves to severe spiritual losses.
“But if this is not done, not only Russia may perish, but, most likely, the entire human civilisation will end.”
He said that the US will not retaliate adding, “Only if there is a madman in the White House … will America decide on a strike to defend Europeans, incurring a response and sacrificing, say, Boston for, say, Poznan.”
On Wednesday Lukashenko sent the West an ominous warning “we will end this war” and “hurt them a lot.”
Speaking to the Kremlin’s aligned Rossiya 1 TV channel, Lukashenko said, “I am not a prophet, but we will end this war in Ukraine. There are already great prerequisites for this.
“But these crazy people from the West will cause us too many problems in the future. And if they cross these lines (as they like to say), it will hurt them a lot.”
The Belarusian dictator said that the West are “most afraid” of there being a nuclear incident in Ukraine now that Minsk has nuclear weapons.
Lukashenko said on Russian state TV, Rossiya-1 on Wednesday that he will not “hesitate” to use the powerful tactical nukes if Belarus faces any “aggression.”
Lukashenko told Rossiya-1 today speaking in the Minsk region on Wednesday he downplayed Putin’s authority over the weapons.
Lukashenko said, “They [the West] have wanted to tear us to pieces since 2020. No one has so far fought against a nuclear country, a country that has nuclear weapons.”