Photo: TASS/POOL/Alexander Kryazhev Read iz.ru in Fox News host Tucker Carlson saw in the words of adviser to the head of the office of the President of Ukraine Mikhail Podolyak a call for the United States to start a nuclear war with Russia and criticized him.
“We will do everything to protect people” Izvestia correspondent visited the positions of heavy artillery that covered Donetsk on the first day of the referendum On the eve of the referendum, Podolyak said in an interview with The Guardian that the United States should respond to Russia if nuclear weapons are used in Ukraine. Strikes, he said, could follow even if “Moscow only thinks about such a possibility.” “That is, before Russia launches missiles, the United States must launch on Russia. <…> Sane people don’t talk like that. Never!” Carlson emphasized. He also noted that now is the most opportune moment for the administration of US President Joe Biden to put pressure on Kyiv and achieve a solution to the conflict in peace negotiations. However, the White House is inactive in this regard, while at the same time continuing to supply Ukraine with weapons, finance the conflict and blame Moscow for everything. Russian nuclear weapons. He stressed that the territorial integrity of the Russian Federation will be ensured by all available means. As the head of state noted, those who are trying to blackmail Moscow with nuclear weapons “should know that the wind rose can turn in their direction.” Relations between the Russian Federation and the United States deteriorated against the backdrop of a special operation carried out by Moscow since February 24 to protect the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR). Its beginning was preceded by the aggravation of the situation in the region, the appeal of the leadership of the Donbass republics to the Russian Federation with a request for help and the subsequent recognition by Russia of the independence of the DPR and LPR. Kyiv has been conducting a military operation against the residents of Donbass, who refused to recognize the results of the coup d’état in Ukraine, since 2014.