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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: RUSSIAN NUCLEAR ARSENAL - MYTHS, REAL THREATS, AND COMBATING THEM

On 23 June 2017, the Centre for Russian Studies (CRS) held an international conference entitled “Russian nuclear arsenal: myths, real threats, and combating them” (at the premises of the Diplomatic Academy of Ukraine under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (MFA), 2, Velyka Zhytomyrska St).

 

The conference discussed tactical and technical specifications of the Russian strategic and tactical nuclear weapons, as well as possible scenarios for their use, real and mythologised threats of the nuclear potential of the Russian Federation’s (RF), the role and place of nuclear blackmail in Russia's foreign policy, ways to counter all these challenges to international security as well as other subjects.

 

Further, the Head of Security and Cooperation in Ukraine (CSU) CA spoke on “Nuclear arsenal of the RF: Condition and tactical and technical specifications of tactical nuclear weapons”.

 

For the full speech, click here