To comply with FTC regulations, all links could lead to commissions paid to the publisher. Please see Advertising Disclosure in sidebar.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following statements issued by Russian President Vladimir Putin and several of his top officials pertaining to the potential use of their nuclear arsenal in response to perceived threats to the country, the White House sent a grave warning to the Kremlin on Sunday to carefully consider their next steps on the global stage.
During an interview with NBC’s “Meet the Press,” White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan stated that the wrong move by Russia in regards to nuclear weapons could spell disaster for them.
“Let me say it plainly: If Russia crosses this line, there will be catastrophic consequences for Russia,” Sullivan said.
Last week, amid his country’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, Putin instituted an extremely unpopular draft to bolster his military forces and issued a threat to his adversaries that any attempt to intimidate Russia with nuclear deterrents will be met in kind.
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION: GET ONLY 'FEATURED' STORIES BY EMAIL
Big Tech is using a content filtering system for online censorship. Watch our short video about NewsGuard to learn how they control the narrative for the Lamestream Media and help keep you in the dark. NewsGuard works with Big-Tech to make it harder for you to find certain content they feel is 'missing context' or stories their editors deem "not in your best interest" - regardless of whether they are true and/or factually accurate. They also work with payment processors and ad-networks to cut off revenue streams to publications they rate poorly by their same bias standards. This should be criminal in America. You can bypass this third-world nonsense by signing up for featured stories by email and get the good stuff delivered right to your inbox.
“This is not a bluff,” Putin said. “And those who try to blackmail us with nuclear weapons should know that the weathervane can turn and point towards them.”
Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev went one step further last week, blatantly stating that Russia would indeed use their nuclear weapons if their borders were threatened.
During Sunday’s interview, Sullivan noted that if Russia was foolhardy enough to use nuclear weapons, the United States will issue a response, although he did not explain what that response would be, saying he would rather deal directly with Russian high command instead.
“The United States will respond decisively,” Sullivan said. “Now, in private channels, we have spelled out in greater detail exactly what that would mean, but we want to be able to have the credibility of speaking directly to senior leadership in Russia and laying out for them what the consequences would be without getting into a rhetorical tit for tat publicly.”
Last Wednesday, during a speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, President Joe Biden declared that Russia was making “overt nuclear threats against Europe.”
Get great news content like this for your business website. Search engines love sites with frequently updated quality content and reward them with better search rankings. Get High Quality Content Updates for your site.