Thousands of troops involved in Nuclear Missile Forces training: Is Russia preparing to escalate the war?


Important Takeaways:

  • Is Russia Preparing to Wage WWIII? Putin’s Nuclear Missile Forces Conducting War Drills
  • Vladimir Putin had thousands of troops from the nuclear missile forces conduct exercises that showcased the “highest degrees of combat readiness,” amplifying concerns World War III could be imminent, according to a new report.
  • The tactical exercises took place in the Sverdlovsk region and the Daily Star reported they included 3,000 soldiers and deadly Yars thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles on mobile launchers. The Tagil Rocket Division drills were captured on camera by Russian defense ministry TV channel Zvezda.
  • The exercises involve maneuvers on combat patrol routes in the Ural Mountains and are being carried out during “active electronic suppression and intensive actions of saboteurs,” according to the report.
  • “The missile regiments equipped with mobile Yars ground-based missile systems are actively changing their field positions,” Russian defense ministry TV channel Zvezda reported.

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