Fire any ballistic missile at Russia, and Moscow might respond with a nuclear warhead. That’s according to the Russian Defense Ministry, which has publicly disclosed its conditions for launching a nuclear strike.
“Any attacking missile will be treated as a nuclear-equipped missile. Information about the launch of an automatic missile will be communicated to the country’s top leadership, which, depending on the situation, will determine the scale of the nuclear forces’ response,” wrote Andrey Sterlin, a member of Russia’s General Staff and Alexander Khryapin, a top military scientist, in the Defense Ministry’s newspaper Red Star.
Read more ….
WNU Editor: For as long as I can remember this has always been Soviet and now Russian policy. Any inbound ballistic missile will be seen as a nuclear attack.
Russia warns it will see any incoming missile as nuclear — AP
Russian General Staff Outlines What Kind of Attack on the Homeland May Spark Nuclear Retaliation — Sputnik
Kremlin Warns The US Of Nuclear Retaliation If Russia Or Her Allies Are Targeted — Eurasian Times
“Any Inbound Missile Will Be Seen As Nuclear” – Russia’s Military Warns Amid Arms Treaty Talks — Zero Hedge