Western criticism won't stop Russia from plans to station nuclear weapons in Belarus

Posted on AllSides March 27th, 2023
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The Kremlin dismissed criticism from Western countries regarding Russia's decision to station nuclear weapons in Belarus.

Russian President Vladimir Putin made the announcement in an interview with Russian state media this week, explaining that Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, a close ally, had agreed to the deployment, which prompted concerns from Western countries allied with Ukraine.

"Obviously, such a reaction cannot affect Russia’s plans," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday.

The Russian leader said the move was in response to the United Kingdom's decision to provide Ukraine with armor-piercing rounds...

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