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A Russian State TV host has warned that “there will be nothing left” of the US if Vladimir Putin uses his nuclear missiles and also identified a shocking figure for the number of Ukrainians that would need to die before the conflict ends.
Threats of nuclear obliteration have been regurgitated by Russian State TV hosts since Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine in February.
And, with the Russian army reportedly losing more soldiers and assets than it can replace, these threats have racked up in volume.
Now, Russian lawmaker Alexei Zhuravlyov has attacked the US once more, and emphasised that millions will die before the conflict comes to an end.
“I will competently tell you that to destroy the entire east coast of the US, two Sarmat missiles are necessary, and two missiles for the west coast,” he claimed, in a clip translated and shared by journalist Julia Davis on Twitter.
“Four missiles and there’ll be nothing left. They think the mushroom will be taller than a high rise; that mushroom will be visible from Mexico.”
Alexei repeated the threat often emphasised by anchors on Russian State TV, warning that the consequences for humanity would be severe if nuclear weapons are deployed.
“No one harbours any illusions about it, that everyone will be fine in case of nuclear war,” he continued.
Since embarking on the conquest of Ukraine over three months ago, Putin has attempted to justify the invasion by claiming it is needed in order to “de-Nazify” Ukraine.
And, with these supposed objectives seeming no closer to being completed, Alexei suggested a terrifying figure for the number of Ukrainians who might be unable to be brainwashed by their invaders.
“The maximum of 5% are incurable, simply put, two million people, which are ready to recreate the SS,” he claimed.
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“Ukraine’s Armed Forces are Wehrmacht, this is all plain to see. Those two million people should either have left Ukraine, or be de-Nazified, which means to be destroyed.”
Despite parroting the President’s claims about needing to cleanse Ukraine of its “Nazi” population, Alexei recently appeared to oppose the despot by arguing that Russia ’s attack on Ukraine amounted to a war, rather than a “special military operation”.
And, in his most recent rant, he reiterated these claims by suggesting that the conflict is a “civil war”.
“It hurts my heart, because Russians are fighting Russians like it was during our civil war,” he added.
- Vladimir Putin
- Russia Ukraine war
- United States
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