Despite threats, Putin knows tactical nukes would be ‘suicidal,’ Poland’s envoy says

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2022
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Vyacheslav Prokofyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP

The odds that Moscow will use tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine are low because Russian President Vladimir Putin knows it “would be politically and militarily suicidal,” Poland‘s top diplomat in Washington said.

Polish Ambassador Marek Magierowski in an interview this week accused Moscow of using its energy exports as a weapon and cautioned against believing Kremlin propaganda about still-mysterious recent attacks on Russian gas pipelines supplying Western markets.

In a wide-ranging discussion with The Washington Times, Ambassador Magierowski said the West should increase sophisticated weaponry deliveries to Kyiv amid surging...

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