Putin prepared to use nuclear weapons in his cornered state

Vladimir Putin is backed into corner and prepared to use nuclear weapons, expert claims

Military historian Sir Antony Beevor believes Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed himself into a corner and is prepared to use nuclear weapons if his war in Ukraine fails

Vladimir Putin has backed himself into a corner, says a British historian(via

Military historian Sir Antony Beevor believes Russian President Vladimir Putin has backed himself into a corner and is prepared to use nuclear weapons if his war in Ukraine fails

Vladimir Putin has backed himself into a corner, says a British historian(via REUTERS)
  • By Ryan Merrifield
  • 09:42, 15 May 2022UPDATED09:57, 15 May 2022

Vladimir Putin is backed into a corner of his own doing and prepared to use nuclear weapons if his war fails, a military historian claims.

Sir Antony Beevor says the Russian President believes NATO’s ‘advance’ on his own country’s borders is the equivalent to the Nazis moving through Europe 80 years ago.https://74ad36fc428ec407a50b04e761c034d9.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html?n=0

And the push for Finland and Sweden to join the alliance in recent days amid the despot’s catastrophic invasion of Ukraine will have done little to ease his misplaced suspicions.

Sir Antony, who has published several books on the Second World War, said Putin genuinely thinks the Red Army fought off Adolf Hitler’s Wehrmacht “single-handed” while the western allies wanted to “stab the Soviet Union in the back”.https://74ad36fc428ec407a50b04e761c034d9.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html?n=0

Moscow’s current invasion, which it calls a “special operation” to disarm Ukraine and protect it from fascists, has jolted European
security.

Kyiv and its Western allies say the fascism assertion is a baseless pretext for an unprovoked war of aggression.https://d-33799696391656890910.ampproject.net/2204292129000/frame.html

Putin has claimed his war in Ukraine is against fascism(Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Writing in the Daily Mail, Sir Antony said: “Ultimately, he has trapped himself in a past that he fails to understand.CONTINUE READING

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