The tactics behind the Russian nuclear threat

The Russian strategic robot troops will be on higher alert at the end of February. This is interpreted as a means of political pressure from Vladimir .

The large, strategic doomsday that created the balance of terror during the have been dusted off, but few believe they will be used.

Tactical nuclear weapons

At the same , there is another arsenal: the tactical nuclear weapons, those that can be used on a battlefield, in a war. And in the Russian plan for warfare, they can enter at a relatively early stage.

How acute is the nuclear threat? And what is prepared for in a nuclear weapons scenario?

Participants:

Jan Paasikivi, lieutenant colonel and teacher at the Swedish National Defense College.

Erik Melander, professor of peace and conflict research.

Martin Goliath, researcher in nuclear issues at the Swedish Defense Research Agency.

Host:

Bo

Researcher and reporter:

Ulrika Bergqvist

Producer:

Carl-Johan Ulvenäs

Publisher:

Nils Eklund

Technician:

Mats

Audio from: ABC NEWS, , Swedish , SVT

Source: ICELAND NEWS

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