Provides new Russian military doctrine will encounter the threat to use nuclear weapons first
Russian strategic rocket forces were equipped with mobile-based Topol-M strategic missile
newspaper correspondent Yue Ming
in the Russian media said for fear of stimulating the U.S., Russia postpone the announcement of the new “military doctrine “(see the newspaper on 5 February 06 edition of the relevant reports) on the occasion, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed on 5 February last third of Russia’s history,” Military Doctrine “(previously at 1993 and 2000 released too).
According to Russia’s “view report” reported on February 5, Russia’s new “military doctrine” immediately drew opposition from NATO countries, Russia also has opponents that frequently use color files with a strong “deterrent” NATO, Russia is showing the inherent weakness. In this document just adopted, the eastward expansion of NATO is to continue to be regarded as a serious threat to Russian national security. This argument has just announced, it caused a NATO response. NATO Secretary General Rasmussen stressed that Russia’s new “military doctrine” within the meaning of NATO’s eastward expansion is a threat to Russian national security argument, is “not realistic.”
At the same time, the conditions for the use of nuclear weapons, a new “military doctrine” Another focus of attention. Earlier, the Russian Federation Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, has repeatedly stressed that Russia will in the new “military doctrine” in the lower threshold for the use of nuclear weapons. In the just-adopted “military doctrine” clearly states that Russia will use any weapons of mass destruction in Russia and its allies attack the enemy, to use nuclear weapons to fight back; while the enemy threat with conventional weapons to Russia and its allies “National sovereignty and the presence of” first to use nuclear weapons to fight. Of course, followed by a period of use of nuclear weapons, the new “military doctrine” also said, “to avoid a nuclear conflict,” Russia is still an important safety principles. At the same time, Medvedev has signed a “2020 Russian nuclear policy framework”, but the specific content of the document were not disclosed.
in the evaluation of Russia’s new “military doctrine”, the Russian “Tribune” editorial is representative, the paper said with a tone of ridicule, we heard what the Soviet Union have announced that “military doctrine” it? We believe not. At that time, when there are security threats, the Soviet Union always open to respond to test new weapons, and never use other means to make their opponents feel tough. “However, today’s Russia has not the strength of the Soviet Union, we rarely test a new weapon, so in the post-Soviet Russia came up with new ideas opponents fear that the public strongly worded document, use this ways to test new weapons to replace. “conclusion, the article said,” in large part, sadly that the decline of Russian power. ”