Putin Would Nuke NATO to Defend Russian Speakers in Baltics, Ally Suggests

Posted on AllSides August 18th, 2022
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A Kremlin propagandist with close links to Vladimir Putin has said that Russia should use nuclear weapons against the West to protect Russian speakers in the Baltic states.

Vladimir Solovyov was giving his reaction to restrictions being proposed in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Russian citizens and Russian speakers, in response to Putin's full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

Estonia's government has made it more difficult for Russian citizens to enter the country. Latvia has declared Russia a "state sponsor of terrorism", stopped issuing entry visas to Russian citizens and is looking...

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