Asked about the possibility of a nuclear attack, Russia says: it’s all in our military doctrine

When asked if Russia excludes prophylactic tactical nuclear attacks UkraineRussia’s deputy foreign minister said on Tuesday that the decision on the possibility of using nuclear weapons was clearly shown in the Russian military doctrine, the RIA reported.

“We have a military doctrine-everything is written there,” Alexander Grushko quoted by the state news agency RIA when asked if Moscow would exclude preventative tactical nuclear attacks. it was done Ukraine..

At the same time, firefighters until early Tuesday morning after Russian missiles struck a port in Ukraine on the day that President Vladimir Putin led the celebration in Moscow and the Soviet Union defeated Nazi Germany in World War II. It burned in Odesa.

In a speech on Monday’s Rebellious Victory Day, Putin encouraged Russians to fight for their hometown, but was silent about plans for escalation.of UkraineThe Kremlin’s army did not give up on the battle, with Russian strikes against eastern and southern targets and a new push by the Kremlin’s army to defeat the last Ukrainian army at the abandoned Mariupol steelworks.

Mariupol’s aide said on Tuesday that at least 100 civilians remained trapped in a factory that had been exposed to a fierce fire in Russia.

Air raid sirens can be heard in some areas of Ukraine Early Tuesday hours including Luhansk, Kharkov and Dnipro.

Luhansk Governor Serhiy Gaidai said the area had been attacked 22 times in the last 24 hours.

“During the day of May 9, Russians fired in groups on all possible routes from the region.”

In Moscow, during Monday’s annual parade, regular ballistic missiles and tanks roared across the cobblestones, Putin told the Russians that he was fighting the “Nazis” again.

“You are fighting for your country and for its future, and no one will forget the lessons of World War II, so a place for executioners, blame, and Nazis. Is not in the world, “Putin said.

UkrainePresident Volodymyr Zelensky promised that the Ukrainians would win in his own speech on Monday.

“On the day of victory over Nazism, we are fighting for a new victory. The road to it is difficult, but there is no doubt that we will win,” Zelensky said.

In Odesa, the main port of agricultural exports to the Black Sea, seven missiles hit shopping centers and depots, killing one and injuring five. UkraineArmy said on Facebook.

Video footage from the scene showed that the fire and rescue workers were squeezing a pile of rubble that was still smoking. Ukrainian paramedics said all fires caused by the strike were extinguished early on Tuesday.

Ukraine Its allies have sought ways to unblock the port and provide alternative routes for exporting important crops of grain, wheat and corn.

European Council President Charles Michel visited Odesa on Monday, and talks with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal were interrupted by a missile attack.

According to Shmyhal’s official Twitter account, their discussions continued at the bomb shelter.

In the town of Kharkov, northwest of Kharkov, a Russian attack on Monday killed four people and destroyed several homes, local media quoted Kharkov officials.

UkraineThe Ministry of Defense said Russian troops backed by tanks and artillery were conducting “attack operations” at the Azovstali plant in Mariupol.

Occupy Mariupol and part of the eastern part of the Crimean Peninsula seized by Russia in 2014 Ukraine Under the control of Moscow-backed separatists, it will allow Russia to connect the two regions.

(Reuters) Asked about the possibility of a nuclear attack, Russia says: it’s all in our military doctrine

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