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Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov

Russia would use nuclear weapons in response to any imminent threat to its national security, Chief of the Russian General Staff Gen. Nikolai Makarov said on Wednesday.

“We are certainly not planning to fight against the whole of NATO,” Makarov said in an interview with the Ekho Moskvy radio, “but if there is a threat to the integrity of the Russian Federation, we have the right to use nuclear weapons, and we will.”

The general said Russia’s nuclear deterrent is the cornerstone of strategic stability and serious efforts are being taken by the Russian government to modernize the country’s nuclear triad.

The Russian Defense ministry is planning to acquire at least 10 Borey class strategic nuclear submarines, thoroughly modernize its fleet of Tu-160 Blackjack and Tu-95 Bear strategic bombers, and equip its Strategic Missile Forces with formidable Yars mobile ballistic missile systems.

Makarov also stressed the importance of maintaining highly-efficient, mobile conventional forces.

“Unfortunately, we are facing threats from a number of unstable states, where no nuclear weapons but well-trained, strong and mobile Armed Forces are required to resolve any conflict situation,” Makarov said.

The Russian government has allocated 22 trillion rubles ($730 billion) on the state arms procurement program until 2020.

The Tu-160 is a supersonic, variable-geometry heavy bomber, designed to strike strategic targets with nuclear and conventional weapons deep in continental theaters of operation


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2 Responses to " Russia Would Use Nukes to Stave Off Threats "

  1. o says:

    Russia is verry serious about this,if isthe u.s. alows these damm ,filthy,rotten,pathetic jews or nato to go threw with an attack on syria or iran then the u.s. imperlist must also be stoped by any means nessary because the u.s. would no longer be abiding by the constitution and this would also mean that the u.s. has totally turned on it’s own people because there is no constitutionality for this attack.
    Iran is no threat to the us or israel,she is only a threat to those who try and tell iran what to do by another countys wishes.they are not like the u.s. who let the jews and the libral meadia tell them what to do ,what to wear,what to eat or who to pray to.
    America has lost her way because of our will to put up with the bankers,religous cults,gays,the over reach of the feds etc. The list gose on and on.
    If america has lost her way and has become a govt.that rules only by a dictator that preaches terrany and demands the rest of the world to do as we say or we will destory you and your country the way they did afganistan,irac lybia and others.
    If the america govt. Has been takin over by these kind of people then washington needs there ass whipped by the russians so as to humble them and make them return to the once great nation we once was,because if the american people don’t have the sence to know that these bastards have takin over or the balls to arest these people for tresion,the russians do and if we don,t get rid of these bastards in washington they along with china most certanly will and now they together to do so, so don’t be so patriotic and willing to die for these peoples illegal wars because you are just fodder to them
    Thank god there now a force to stand aganst the will of colonialism and zionism,and it just happens to be china and russia …who would have ever thought that russia and china would one day save the world from the colonials and the zionist… this blows my mind…

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  2. Karl says:

    Yes tt seems that between the USA and Russia/USSR the tables have turned: Years ago it was the people of the USSR who were oppressed by their own government which was bent on invading one country after another in the name of a ‘better’ world. America’s people were free and the government followed a code called the constitution which protected it’s own people and guided the nation’s actions globally.

    Today America’s constitution might as well substitute for toilet paper since that’s how much the Obama Regime respects this document. The people are becoming more and more oppressed. The American government feels it has the right to invade any country it can get away with doing so!

    It would certainly serve them right if the next little country they invade met with swift military opposition from a serious power like Russia. Moreover, those who have hijacked America and dishonor it’s constitution must be arrested and stand trial for their crimes.

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