Tag: nuclear weapons in crimea

War in Ukraine Changing Nuclear Balance in the World, SIPRI Report Says

June 17, 2015

Staunton, June 16 – The war in Ukraine is changing the nuclear balance in the world in three ways: it is leading Russia and the US to slow their cutbacks in the number of war heads, it is causing countries thinking about giving up their nuclear aspirations to revisit the situation, and it is allowing […]

Nuclear Weapons and Democratization in Putin’s Russia

April 1, 2015

In a recent documentary Vladimir Putin recounted that when planning the annexation of Crimea he even thought about calling a nuclear alert. Whether this remark is true or false, Putin undoubtedly was striving to impress upon the audience an image of the gravity of the crisis as he saw it and therefore to appreciate his […]