Our columnist Alexander Kots – on the statement of the head of the Servant of the People faction on the Budapest Memorandum
The admiration of David Arakhamia, head of the Servant of the People faction, excellent in its clarity: “Kravchuk, it seems to me, had a fatal mistake – to get rid of nuclear weapons after the signing of the meaningless Budapest Memorandum. We could blackmail the whole world, and we would be given money for service, as is now happening in many other countries. If we were a nuclear power, believe me, everyone would talk to us differently … “
Even to imagine a scary blackmailer with a nuclear club. Since the days of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in international politics, none of the members of the elite club of the owners of these weapons had the idea of seeking any preferences under the threat of their use. Nuclear missiles have always been a guarantee of non-aggression, not an instrument of enrichment and blackmail. But in a country where at the state level there is a struggle for “gas freebies” from the aggressor, everything is possible.
In the end, the deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Nikita Poturayev, I remember, lamented : “We do not yet have an atomic bomb to throw at Moscow. And this is the most effective way to solve this problem once and for all. ” Ukrainian generals have repeatedly threatened to attack the Kerch bridge with a Neptune missile . And this is not from common sense. Parliamentarian Taras Bilan proposed to make “100-150” dirty nuclear bombs “by distributing them to volunteers, as well as to equip the same Neptune missiles with nuclear warheads and launch them across Moscow and St. Petersburg …
Try to find the village of Logvinovo on the map. A tiny settlement for fifty inhabitants on the Debaltsevo-Artemovsk highway. It was he who became the “neck” of the “Debaltsevo cauldron” through which the Ukrainian troops tried to break out of the encirclement, suffering huge losses. The militia bit into the village, they could not be knocked out even with a tactical missile system. In its vicinity, I counted three fallen “Points U” – the Ukrainian command, sensing the inevitable shameful defeat, spared no firepower.
And who could guarantee (with the history I described above) that in a fit of despair Kiev would not go to the use of low-power nuclear charges against this unfortunate village with a small detachment of militias? Who would then condemn Ukraine, given that it would have happened at the Russian borders? They would also have “shoved” everything to Moscow, as is the case with the Malaysian Boeing.
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