Russia to train forces for ‘massive’ retaliatory nuclear strike: defence minister

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Russia is training its forces for a “massive” nuclear strike in response to an “enemy nuclear strike”, Moscow’s defence minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday as Russia fired test ballistic missiles.

According to the Russian press agency Interfax, Shoigu said they will also be practising “delivering a massive nuclear strike by strategic offensive forces in response to an enemy nuclear strike.”


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