Ukraine Threatens to Deploy Secret Nuclear Arsenal Previously Used Against Donbass

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RT: Ukraine could give up its decades-old pledge to be a non-nuclear nation and reverse the decision it took to give up its atomic weapons after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has warned.

Earlier explosion in Ukraine….cited as at a nuclear weapons facility.

Speaking at the Munich security conference on Saturday, Zelensky pointed out that in 1994 Ukraine joined the Budapest Memorandum and gave up its nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees, suggesting the move could be reversed if it is threatened by neighboring Russia.

Today we have neither weapons nor security. We have lost a part of our territory, which is larger by its area than Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium. And, most importantly, we’ve lost millions of our citizens. All this is absent,” Zelensky said.

He also said that Ukraine tried to initiate consultations with the guarantor states of the Budapest Memorandum three times as part of an effort to review its terms – without any success.

Today Ukraine will do it for the fourth time,” he said, stressing that he had ordered his Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba to request the consultations but that it would be the last attempt from Ukraine’s side.

If they do not take place or there are no concrete decisions regarding the security guarantees for our state, Ukraine will have every right to believe that the Budapest Memorandum is not working and all package decisions of 1994 have been put under question,” Zelensky said.

The Ukrainian leader underlined that “collective condemnation” by Western allies has not turned so far into “collective actions.”

Replying to questions after the speech, Zelensky said that he did not agree with “a leader of one major country” on the matter of potential sanctions against Russia. He explained his discontent with his counterpart’s remarks by saying: “We do not need sanctions when we are already shelled, when the borders disappear, when our country is already occupied. What is the benefit of these sanctions for us afterwards?

Over the last few months, Western countries have repeatedly accused Russia of alleged plans to invade Ukraine – something that Moscow categorically denies. On Friday, the authorities of two breakaway regions in eastern Ukraine claimed that Kiev planned a military “breakthrough” into their territory. Ukrainian officials have also denied these claims.

President Zelensky insists that the Minsk agreements, which are poised to serve as a road map for a peace process, have been “poorly written” and do not benefit Ukraine. Instead Zelensky would like to see a new document, to be signed by the “major powers,” including Russia and the US, which would contain several clauses on security guarantees for Ukraine.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. The double-standards and hypocrisy of the NATO West is absolutely deafening. In the late 90s, they concocted a bogus genocide propaganda campaign against the Serbs, bombed it into submission and then created a fake enclave for their Albanian terrorist friends, today a hub for global narcotics trafficking and organ harvesting. Back then, however, there was a Yeltsin oligarchical run Russia under the auspices of the western financial elites, you know, the usual suspects. Today, however, Russia is a totally different story, a Russia that will not back down, a Russia that will take the war to London, Washington and Tel Aviv if it has to.

  2. Ukraine supposed to negotiate directly with Luhansk and Donetsk governments, according to Minsk agreements. But Ukraine refuses to recognize them, after they signed the agreements to recognize them.
    They just assasinate any leader of the regions who pops up is how the negotiate.
    Russia refuses to step into (or onto) the Minsk agreements and be replacement for the Luhansk and Donetsk governments in negotiations and diplomatic work.
    Russia sees this as Ukrainian problem to solve,
    Russia did not ask nazi militas to march into E Ukraine and kill everyone who speaks Russian,
    The USA paid billions for the nazis to kill ethnic Russians in Ukraine and that is the source of the problem in Ukraine.
    Biden was paymaster for the nazis in Ukraine in 2014, You would expect he cannot reverse course, and so needs to double down on the lies “Russia invaded Ukraine” “Russia seized Crimea” “Russia seeks world domination” “Russia is going to invade Ukraine again”
    Ir was an ethnic cleansing campaign to kill as many Russians as possible in E Ukraine in 2014 and there really are no bones about those facts of situation but for all the deaths to Ukrainians who happen to speak Russian.
    Analogy in America would be if Russia paid bounties for unemployed Trump supporters to kill anyone who speaks spanish in the USA.

    • You’ve explained it perfectly. Why does western media insist on ignoring Minsk and pretending that the failures to implement Minsk lie NOT with Russia but with Ukraine itself. The ink was barely dry on Minsk when on 17th February 2015, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted the terms of Minsk with the affect that it became International Law; within weeks, Porky, who had negotiated and signed Minsk walked away from implementing it and the far from funny Zelensky has refused point blank to even recognize Minsk even though he spent his time promising to speak with all the people of Ukraine and to negotiate with the people of Donbass ohwen running for election in 2019. It didn’t take him long to discover who was in control in Kiev once he was elected and he ran from implementing Minsk while the neoNazis laughed at him. Meanwhile UK US and NATO completely ignore the terms of Minsk even though they voted in its favour at the UN 7 years ago!!. Both France and Germany which are co-Guarantors of Minsk have refused to implement or make any attempt to implement Minsk over the past 7 years – why? Because NATO won’t allow them. Meanwhile, the ordinary people of Ukraine suffer while their country is plundered and stripped bare by their neoNazi-financing Oligarchs, many of which are Jewish and all of whom have fled to their dachas in London, Paris, Zurich, Rome, Istanbul and TelAviv last week.

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