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WWIII Approaching? Fear Grows Following Russia's Confirmation of 'Successful Ballistic Missile Launch'

Putin Vows Strikes on UK If Ukraine Uses British Weapons
Source: MEGA

Putin reportedly said he would strike British targets 'anywhere' if Ukraine uses any British weapons in their war with Russia, sources claim.

Apr. 16 2024, Published 11:03 a.m. ET

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Russia has confirmed the successful launch of a ballistic missile amid escalating concerns of a potential World War III outbreak.

President Vladimir Putin has consistently evoked the threat of nuclear conflict since the initiation of the Ukrainian invasion in early 2022.

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Confirming the launch, Russia's Defence Ministry announced the execution of a test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile at the Kapustin Yar rocket launch complex situated in the southern Astrakhan region, the Daily Star reported.

Recent reports indicate Russia's deployment of five of its state-of-the-art hypersonic Zircon missiles in assaults on Kyiv since the year's commencement. The military administration of the city disclosed this development earlier this month.

In October, Russia teetered on the brink of withdrawing from a treaty prohibiting nuclear missile tests, sparking concerns of exacerbating global tensions.

Subsequently, in November, President Putin enacted legislation nullifying Russia's adherence to the international agreement banning such tests.

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President Putin acknowledged Russia's utilization of Zircon missiles in combat during his annual state-of-the-nation address in February. However, specific targets were not disclosed in the reports from Arabic Arabiya News.

Kyiv's administration reported additional missile strikes, including six different types of missiles, such as the Kh-101 air-launched cruise missile, with over a hundred launches recorded.

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Moreover, Russia allegedly launched 11 Kinzhal missiles, a hypersonic weapon capable of surpassing the speed of sound multiple times, targeting the Ukrainian capital in the current year.

Russian professor Dmitry Evstafiev issued alarming statements during a recent broadcast on Rossiya 1 TV channel, predicting the inevitable deployment of nuclear weapons by Vladimir Putin against Europe.

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