A Russian television presenter sparked a major controversy when she said that Russia would have been bombed United Kingdom With nuclear weapons during the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II last Monday.
Olga Skabayeva, known as the “Iron Doll” of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was on her prime-time television show alongside Andrey Gurleyev, a retired Russian general and current deputy.
Gurlev cited statements by US President Joe Biden, who warned Putin against the use of chemical weapons. “If Russian territory is threatened, we have the right to use nuclear weapons,” he argued. However, he denied that Russia was planning to attack Ukraine with such weapons. “What do you think we will do with a nuclear attack on Ukraine? We still have to be there, in Ukraine,
Instead, he mentioned how others are in the target’s sights. Russia US airport in Germany, Ramstein. “But why would we bomb Ukraine or Germany? The root of evil is Britain.”
Skabayeva said at the time: “We should have done it today”. [lunes], All the important people are there for the funeral.”
The Queen’s funeral was attended by leaders such as United States President Joe Biden; The Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg, and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. British Prime Minister Liz Truss was also present there.
Guralev bet on “bleeding” the United Kingdom and turning it into a “Martian wasteland with some Russian attacks”. He assured that, following such intervention, NATO’s Article 5 – which defends collective security – would be useless and the organization would “go backwards”.
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