Russia Wednesday confirmed that its forces present in the western enclave of Kaliningrad practice simulated nuclear missile strikes amidst its ‘military operation’, an undeclared war, in Ukraine, according to the reports by NDTV. The military action by Moscow reached its 70th day killing more than thousands and displacing millions as refugees. Reports suggest that nearly 13 million Ukrainians have scattered to other countries in Europe, considered to be the worst crisis since World War 2.
Wednesday, Russia practiced simulated “electronic launches of nuclear-capable Iskander mobile ballistic missile systems,” said the Russian defense ministry. the forces practiced single and multiple strikes on the targets mocked as enemies in the Baltic sea located between EU members Poland and Lithuania. In order to tackle retaliation, the defense Russian forces also changed their position, practicing maneuvers.
The drill involved more than 100 servicemen and it also practiced precautions in times of radiation and chemical contamination. Russian nuclear forces are kept on high alert ever since Russia entered Ukraine with force and has passed threat time and again against the Western intervention.