World War 3: Putin tests NUCLEAR WEAPONS in major show of force as global tensions RISE
RUSSIA conducted a massive nuclear weapons test yesterday, involving both naval and air forces at both ends of the country in a dramatic warning to potential rivals, as tensions with the West remain high.
The tests were conducted by ships from Russia’s North and Pacific fleets, as well as the long-range bombers from the Russian Air Force.
Four different targets were hit in Russia and neighbouring Kazakhstan, where the Russian military maintains a major presence.
Ballistic missiles were fired from nuclear submarines in both the Barents Sea, to the north of Russia, and the Sea of Okhotsk in the Pacific.
Cruise missiles were also tested by long-range strategic bombers.
The aircraft deployed included Tu-95MS, Tu-22M3 and Tu-160 bombers, all of which came into service during the Soviet era…