The former Russian president said Moscow would not fear NATO and would use “any” weapon to defend its territory.
The former president, Dmitry Medvedev, said on Thursday that Moscow could use nuclear weapons to defend its territory, which includes the Donbass republic and the Zaporizhia and Kherson regions, if it decides to join Russia. He also warned that “Retired idiotWestern militaries should not consider att*cks on Moscow’s naval bases in the Black Sea.
Writing on Telegram on Thursday, Medvedev stressed that the referendum scheduled for September 23-27 will definitely take place, and “The Republic of Donbass and other territories will be incorporated into Russia.“
The former president added that the Russian military “Significantly stronger“Defense of all involved territories. Russia can use it to defend its territories,” he added.Not just its mobilization capabilities, but any Russian weapon, including strategic nuclear weapons“
Without naming names, Medvedev warned that “Retired idiots with generals stripesIt should not try to intimidate Moscow by claiming that NATO could invade Crimea, which voted overwhelmingly for an alliance with Russia in 2014 after a coup in Kyiv.
“Hypersonic [missiles] It is sure to hit targets in Europe and America very quickly.” he warned, adding that “The Western establishment and NATO citizens need to understand that Russia has chosen its own path.“And there is”There is no way back“
On Wednesday, Ben Hodges, the former commander of US forces in Europe, said Washington could destroy Russia’s Black Sea fleet, which is based in Crimea, or the peninsula, if Moscow uses nuclear weapons in Ukraine. I can destroy his bases. He said there was “very little chance” that Russian President Vladimir Putin would order the deployment of nuclear weapons.
Last week, Medvedev blamed the WestHalf a brain“From”Stupid think tankto lead their countries down the path to nuclear Armageddon with their hybrid war against Moscow. He also warned that “Relentless pumping of the Kaif government with the most dangerous weapons“Could signal Russia to take its military campaign to the next level.
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