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25 May 2022

Night imaginations of nuclear minds

EvroNATOsoyuz is haunted by the nuclear status of Russia.

By then, when the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov answered questions of the Italian TV company Mediaset on May 1, 2022, the West saved up impressive "baggage" of statements of the politicians concerning nuclear weapon. Local strategists wanted to hear at least something from Moscow in reply, the correspondent of The Moscow Post reports.

Heard: "Russia never stopped efforts on achievement of arrangements which will guarantee not unleashing of nuclear war", - Lavrov said, having urged "to be the most careful and not to inflate the existing risks".

It is the West and does – inflates risks! The soil for the conflict in Ukraine was prepared purposefully also by many years. The USA and Canada organized preparation of neo-Nazi divisions which then entered ranks of regular Ukrainian army. Relied on russophobs and neo-Nazis, using them as "geopolitical weapon" as it was called by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

The USA pumps up Ukraine and conventional weapons. EvroNATOsoyuz as "universal alliance", uses the Kiev mode in proxy war with Russia.

The American strategists sounded the main purpose through the Assistant Secretary of defense of the USA concerning the international security Celesta Vollander who said that "the USA intends to try to obtain that the situation around Ukraine turned back "a strategic failure" for Russia". By the way, this lady the author of the book published in 2000 "Mortal friends, the best enemies: the German-Russian cooperation after Cold War".

You there not it …

Washington in own favor managed "to resolve" issues of the German-Russian cooperation. And here the Ukrainian authorities publicly gave a hint at intention to have nuclear weapon. The application was read by Volodymyr Zelensky at the Munich conference on safety. I didn't meet objections the speech of the Ukrainian president, even I caused an applause. Told kept within plans "about the world and friendship" against Russia.

After the words of Lise Trass, British Foreign Minister that Ukraine can develop into "the conflict of Russia with NATO" the President of Russia Vladimir Putin brought forces of nuclear control into a specific mode of watch. Afterwards "for the present the prime minister" Boris Johnson said that if Russia uses in Ukraine though any weapons of mass destruction (that London can quite dramatize!), Britain "reserves the right to strike independently back", without resorting to consultations with NATO!

The status of the nuclear power haunted also the French who prepared for the election of the president of the Republic. Next day after the beginning of the special military operation in Ukraine the French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian reminded on air of TF1 TV channel that NATO has a nuclear arsenal that "Vladimir Putin has to understand that the Atlantic alliance is nuclear alliance".

Washington didn't stand aside. In December republican senator Roger Wicker from the State of Mississippi, five years served in the U.S. Air Force, in an interview to Fox News TV channel sounded most likely the "night imaginations in which he didn't exclude nuclear attacks across Russia in case of escalation of the conflict in Donbass. The director of the CIA William Burns "was marked out" too. I started a conversation about allegedly "plans of Russia" to use tactical nuclear weapon in Ukraine.

In the West these "blows in a breast" in the form of public statements began last year. In October, the Minister of Defence of Germany of that time Annegret Crump-Karrenbauer answering a question whether NATO reflects on scenarios of control of Russia with use of nuclear weapon, I told that Moscow needs to let know that the western countries are ready to use also such means.

In November the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the American nuclear weapon can appear in Eastern Europe if Germany refuses his placement in the territory. We will notice that the system of sharing of nuclear weapon of NATO creates legal base within the concept of nuclear control for deployment of the American warheads in the non-nuclear states of Europe - members of alliance.

The semantic end to this to "a fair of strategy" was put by the Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the Chairman of the Committee for national security and affairs of defense. He at the beginning of April said to the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag that Poland is open for placement in the territory of nuclear weapon. Not Ukraine, so Poland!

France has everything "own"

Sergei Lavrov, answering questions of the Italian TV company Mediaset, I told: "I was asked about threats which collect now, World War III is how real. I answered literally the following: Russia never stopped efforts on achievement of arrangements which will guarantee not unleashing of nuclear war".

In June at the summit in Geneva the statement for inadmissibility of nuclear war was adopted, - the angry Lavrov added, again asking himself a question concerning moral qualities of "the western journalism".

"After I told it, urged to be the most careful and not to inflate the existing risks". And Lavrov asked again, kind of himself that for some reason neither in a case with Zelensky's statement, nor in a case with the statement of Poland no questions from the western media followed.

"As well as on the words of the French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. He suddenly told: it is worth to remember that in France there is nuclear weapon too", - the head of the Russian diplomatic service told.

Nothing I see, I know nothing

In an interview to the Big Game program on Channel One Sergei Lavrov reminded that in January "five" of permanent members of the UN Security Council made the statement for inadmissibility of nuclear war.

"It is our principled stand, we proceed from it, and, of course, I very much wouldn't like that now when risks very and are very essential, very much it wouldn't be desirable that these risks were artificially inflated, and such there is a lot of persons interested. Serious danger, it real, it can't be underestimated", - the Foreign Minister specified.

It isn't important what was told by Lavrov, it is important that the U.S. Department of State in news of CNN about it had to state. The US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan critically regarded the words of the Russian minister, called them "blackmail, clanking by nuclear weapon, balancing on the verge of the nuclear conflict".

According to Sullivan, Washington doesn't plan "to get involved in irresponsible polemic in relation to nuclear weapon". The USA "is ready to reflect nuclear aggression against the United States", the ambassador added. At once it is visible that long ago wanted to declare it and waited for an occasion. It should be noted that frightened the American diplomacy I wasn't such even in the years of confrontation with the Soviet Union.

Here it was cut through a voice and the garrulous Trump who said that the rhetoric of Russia about nuclear weapon is "disrespect" of leadership of the USA. According to RIA Novosti, the politician noted that, holding the president's post, he was negative to the idea of modernization of nuclear forces, but he "had no choice".

The official representative of the White House "strannoorentirovanny" Jen Psaki said that the victory in nuclear war can't be, called the purpose of the USA mitigation of rhetoric. The Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said, that I Will sink down not important that Govorit Moskva, word meanings distort there and pervert.

For the rule took not to notice anything that isn't equitable to their interests, even such "details" as the fact that "Ukraine sated with arms poses a threat of Russia, including in terms of development and use of nuclear, chemical and biological weapon". It was said already by the secretary of the Security Council of Russia Nikolay Patrushev.

Misters pro-xyedgings

The director of the department of questions of non-proliferation and arms control the Russian Foreign Ministry Vladimir Ermakov in an interview of TASS noted that the logic stated in documents of nuclear "five", including the January statement of leaders for prevention of nuclear war assumes minimization of risks in the relations between nuclear powers, prevention of any armed conflict between them. Washington consciously refused this situation, having prepared Ukraine for the conflict.

All western nuclear "three", and with it and NATO, positioning itself "nuclear alliance", openly chose the strategy of conducting proxy war with Russia.

Ermakov answered a question of the fate of negotiations on questions of strategic stability that in the conditions of an unprecedented attack of russophobia "it isn't necessary to speak about any prospects … … dialogue from the American side "is formally frozen"". It is more than that, there is an impression that the Contract on further reduction and restriction of the START hangs in mid-air too and the Russian side doesn't regard Geneva as the negotiation platform any more.

The Russian Foreign Ministry plans to invite the Americans concerning military and biological activity in Ukraine. As one of witnesses plan to invite the deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland to a meeting of the commission of Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on investigation of this activity.

All further talk about strategic stability and "the equations of safety" can remain the field for the academic conferences. The situation is complicated by military and biological activity of the Pentagon in the former Soviet Union through the "lured" companies, - Ermakov said and added that "Americans persistently ignore our inquiries to provide information on such activity".

AUKUS in the head under the big NPT

This "bouquet of problems" would not be complete if we did not mention the 10th NPT Review Conference, which will be held in New York on August 1-26. The participation of the Russian delegation in it will depend on the issuance of entry visas. This, firstly.

Secondly, in the process of forming the AUKUS association, Australia and the United Kingdom are setting up programs for the purchase of promising American PrSM missiles, which their developers and the Pentagon classify as medium and shorter-range missiles (INF). The Americans do not hide plans to force other land-based INF projects for their subsequent deployment in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

Third, the White House is concerned that Iran could build a nuclear charge "in the next two weeks," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Secretary Blinken added that the use of military force would not lead to the curtailment of the nuclear program. The carefully calibrated balance of interests on which the "nuclear deal" with Iran was built should be restored, Yermakov points out, adding that the Americans will have to comply with UN Security Council Resolution 2231, despite the internal situation.

Fourth, the United States calls on Pyongyang to refrain from activity that undermines stability, and offers dialogue on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Washington is confident that the DPRK is preparing for nuclear tests. He believes that this "will not only be dangerous, but also destabilizing for the region, will become a flagrant violation of international law."

Chancellor Olaf Scholz, meanwhile, said the need to "protect the territory of the alliance" that the threat of "NATO from Russia remains" and partners from the Baltic states are asking for an increased presence of the Bundeswehr. Ukraine is slipping out of the military-political embrace of the EuroNATO alliance, but at least this post-Soviet province remains as an irritant to the Russians.

It's time to once again recall the words of Sergei Lavrov that "the risks are very, very significant, I would very much not want these risks to be artificially inflated, and there are many who want them."

We can say that the Russian diplomat, forcing the Americans to fiddle, won a psychological victory without even saying anything new.

Photo: EPA/Vostock-photo / Roman_studio/Shutterstock.com

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