Moscow again threatens the United Kingdom and Finland to use its Satan II missile. According to the Daily Mail, the Kremlin, through the voice of a Duma deputy, notably threatened to strike the United Kingdom in just three minutes with its Satan-2 missile.
Russian Duma deputy Alexei Zhuravlev has issued new provocations as Finland is on the verge of joining NATO. This statesman, deputy and president of the nationalist political party Rodina spoke this Friday on a Russian media Ura.com emphasizing in particular: “We can hit [la Finlande] with a Sarmat, hitting Helsinki in 10 seconds”.
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On the set of the Russian TV show “60 minutes” on the Russia-1 channel, Alexei Zhuravlev had already suggested that Moscow’s latest missile, the Sarmat, could be fired against the United Kingdom because of the support from London to the Ukrainian war effort. He also repeated his threats. But he mainly focused on Finland, which is getting closer and closer to joining NATO.
MP Alexei Zhuravlev is renowned for his bellicose opinions and other provocations against the West. And its position does not necessarily reflect that of the Kremlin. However, his comments come as Finland braces for a Russian response following an announcement of its intention to join NATO. “without delay”.
The ending of Finland and Sweden’s neutrality means Putin is confronted with an increased expansion of NATO, the very thing he used to justify his invasion of Ukraine.https://t.co/D4MEXfT1it
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In the interview published by Ura.com on Friday, party chairman Rodina also said that Finns “should be grateful to Russia for their statehood” and that if Helsinki joined NATO they would “no longer behave towards Russia as they did before”. “When you create problems for someone, you must understand that there will be repercussions you will logically get them“, he indicated in particular in this article entitled: “Joining NATO corresponds to a threat of annihilation of Finland“.
Finland’s candidacy must be formalized on Sunday May 15 by the executive, before a meeting of Parliament on Monday and the formal sending of its candidacy to NATO headquarters in Brussels in the coming days.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko warned on Saturday that there would be a Finnish response to the alliance, with Sweden also expected to apply for the bloc. He said their joining the bloc was “a strategic change” that cannot go “without a political reaction”, the Interfax news agency reported.
In a conversation with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinistö on Saturday, President Vladimir Putin said Finland’s NATO membership “would be a mistake”, Russian news agencies reported.
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