The idea of a major power using nuclear weapons was thought virtually impossible in the modern age.
Now that the conflict has been raging for more than 7 months and hundreds of billions in U.S. foreign aid has been squandered in the Eastern European region, Russian officials, media personalities, and strategists are calling for nuclear strikes.
Not nuclear strikes in Ukraine, no. Nuclear strikes on U.S. soil. Igor Korotchenko recently made these comments on Russian state television:
Attention, United States!
Russian propagandists threaten with nuclear strikes on U.S. territory. pic.twitter.com/EwfwxREWKZ
— Anton Gerashchenko (@Gerashchenko_en) September 3, 2023