Russian Defense Minister: The US practiced the use of nuclear weapons against Russia in November

  • The statement by the Russian defense minister is another installment of the tense US-Russian relations in recent times
  • Shoygu says the bombers “practiced the option of using nuclear weapons against Russia practically simultaneously from the west and east.”
  • He also stated that US military aviation activity near Russian borders has increased recently
  • Russia’s defense minister spoke after a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe
  • The politicians said that the US was taking equally aggressive actions against China and Russia in the military sphere
  • More information can be found on the Onet homepage

During the Global Thunder exercise, bombers “practiced the option of using nuclear weapons against Russia practically simultaneously from the west and east,” Shoigu said. – The minimum distance from our border was 20 km – he added.

He also stated that US military aviation activity near Russian borders has increased recently. The Russian defense ministry believes that last month US planes made 30 flights towards the Russian border, 2.5 times more than in the same month last year.

Russia’s defense minister spoke after a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe. The politicians said that the US was taking equally aggressive actions against China and Russia in the military sphere.

The statement by the Russian defense minister is another installment of the tense US-Russian relations in recent times.

Kremlin: new sanctions against Nord Stream 2 would be illegal

The Kremlin considers any new US sanctions against Nord Stream 2 to be illegal and unfair and takes an extremely negative view of them, said the spokesman of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov.

“We consider it illegal and unjust, especially in the context of efforts to develop the dialogue that was interrupted earlier,” said Peskov. He also described the restrictions on Nord Stream 2 as “a continuation of the language of sanctions that Washington stubbornly does not want to give up.”

The Russian TASS agency said Peskov was talking about possible further sanctions against Nord Stream 2. Meanwhile, the US announced on Monday that it was imposing sanctions on the Cypriot company Transadria, whose ship was involved in the construction of the German-Russian main.

USA concerned about Russia’s actions on the border with Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressed “real concerns” about Russia’s actions on the border with Ukraine. Meanwhile, American support for the Ukrainian Navy in the form of two patrol boats is approaching the Black Sea, the Reuters agency reported two days ago.

Today, the Ukrainian Navy announced that it had received two Island-type patrol boats from the United States. This is part of the American support for strengthening Ukraine’s maritime security, it was noted.

Blinken said the United States had “real concerns”, shared by European partners and expressed by Ukraine, about the possibility of an attack on its territory by Russia.

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