Russia’s General Staff Preparing for Drills to Practice Use of Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons

Sputnikglobe.com reports: “The training exercises for Russian Southern Military District missile units will be held in response to ‘provocative threats by Western nations against Russia,’ Moscow underscored.

The General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces is preparing for drills to practice the use of non-strategic nuclear weapons.

The forthcoming exercises involving missile units of the Southern Military District will feature aviation as well as naval forces, and are to be held on instructions from Supreme Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Putin, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.

The drills are aimed at increasing ‘the readiness of non-strategic nuclear forces to carry out combat missions,’ the ministry said in a statement…”

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