Putin intensifies military ops; commits to deploy ‘nuclear weapons’ in Belarus next month

Jun 10, 2023

New Delhi, June 09 (ANI): Russia to start deploying tactical nuclear weapons in the neighbouring country Belarus, said Putin on June 09. The Russian President said that it will initiate the process as soon as its special storage facilities are ready in early July. Notably, this is Putin’s first ‘nuclear’ move outside Russian land since the fall of the Soviet Union. The step comes after the US ‘F-16’ aid to the war-torn nation Ukraine. Russia blamed US and its Western allies are pumping arms into Ukraine as part of expanding proxy war aimed at bringing Russia to its knees