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Ukraine. Will Putin use Tactical Nuclear Weapons in the current Crisis?

By Helit Barel

The Russian invasion of Ukraine and the nuclear context provided by President Putin, who has elevated the nuclear alert of his forces, immediately returned the subject of nuclear deterrence to the agenda. Will the nuclear taboo be broken for the first time in 77 years, or will the balance of nuclear deterrence be maintained? The real risk involves the tactical weapons, and even there, the likelihood of use is low, despite fears that the Putin’s calculation of profits and losses will lead him to escalate the campaign.

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* Image Wikipedia : The 9K720 Iskander is a mobile short range ballistic missile system produced and deployed by the Russian military.The missile can also carry nuclear warheads

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