Former Russian Foreign Minister Doesn’t Believe Russia Would Use Nuclear Weapons; Believes Putin is Rational; Current Foreign Minister Lavrov: “We Don’t Have Insane People”.
However, Russia has taken control of the largest nuclear power station in Ukraine and Europe and can hold Ukraine, Europe and the world hostage in that way. The Italo-Argentine IAEA Director General who promised to go to Ukraine and then went to play footsie with Iran instead noted that the workers didn’t have enough food, but merely idiotically said that this “was having a negative impact on staff morale…“ https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/pressreleases/update-13-iaea-director-general-statement-on-situation-in-ukraine
Andrei V Kozyrev @andreivkozyrev was Foreign Minister of Russia from 1990 to 1996 and Member of the Russian State Duma till 2000.
On the evening of March 6, 2022 he stated: “I do not believe Russia would use nuclear weapons and I believe Putin is a rational actor.” He elaborates in his twitter thread:
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