Putin ally Medvedev warns of nuclear war if Russia defeated in Ukraine

Nuclear powers have never lost major conflicts on which their fate depends, the former Russian President said

Reuters
Published : 19 Jan 2023, 07:56 AM
Updated : 19 Jan 2023, 07:56 AM

Former Russian President Medvedev said on Thursday "defeat of a nuclear power in a conventional war may trigger a nuclear war", referring to Russia's military campaign in Ukraine.

In a post on Telegram discussing NATO support for the Ukrainian military, Medvedev said: "Nuclear powers have never lost major conflicts on which their fate depends."

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