Instead of the three days that the Kremlin originally expected, the war in Ukraine has been going on for nine months. According to recent statements, Vladimir Putin is not going to accept that Russia may not succeed in the end. There is allegedly a brutal plan in play to force Moscow to capitulate. It would cost millions of lives.
The successful Ukrainian counter-offensive does not let Moscow sleep. Intensive bombing is said to be far from the cruelest thing Russian President Vladimir Putin can resort to in order to achieve his goals.
Western secret services have discovered that the Russian army could try to poison millions of Ukrainians with Novichok, the Mirror reported.
Putin’s agents have used the nerve agent countless times, poisoning double spy Sergei Skripal in 2018 and Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny two years later, both men ultimately surviving the attacks. Soviet intelligence used it to eliminate enemies already during the Cold War.
The Russians do not yet have experience with deploying a rookie against a mass of people. The feared scenarios that US intelligence officials have warned about include the potential deployment of a dirty bomb or nuclear weapons, the newspaper Politico recalled.
Moscow has repeatedly threatened with an atomic arsenal. Western officials have always assured that such a move would not go without a strong response.
Although the Russian army is losing control over the occupied Ukrainian territory, Putin’s entourage refuses to admit it. “There is no doubt about the success of our special military operation,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Thursday.
There is a threat of a nuclear accident in Ukraine, the Russians warn of a disaster: