• 24 September, 2022
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Nuclear Forces

Moscow will respond if NATO moves nuclear forces closer to Russia’s border

(Reuters) - Moscow will take adequate precautionary measures if NATO deploys nuclear forces and infrastructure closer to Russia's border, Russian news agencies quoted Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko as saying…

Russian nuclear forces placed on high alert after Putin order -Interfax

(Reuters) - Russia's defence ministry on Monday said its nuclear missile forces and Northern and Pacific fleets had been placed on enhanced combat duty, the Interfax news agency reported, in…

China urges calm after Putin puts nuclear deterrent on high alert

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday that all sides should remain calm and avoid further escalation, after Russian President Vladimir Putin put his country's…

UK says Putin nuclear remarks aimed to distract from Ukraine troubles

LONDON (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's nuclear deterrent alert is rhetoric designed to distract from the invasion of Ukraine and not linked practical steps to increase readiness to use…

China’s Nuclear Forces: Dragon- Fire or Façade

“There is, in fact, an axiom of proliferation. It states that as long as any state holds nuclear weapons, others will seek to acquire them.”     Richard Butler The term…