Is the end of humanity on the horizon? Reports have surfaced that Vladmir Putin is readying a nuclear missile with the potential to strike both the United States and the United Kingdom. The Yars rocket is locked and loaded in a silo located next to Moscow just waiting for orders to launch. Will Putin order a launch or will diplomacy prevail? Only time will tell.
Putin’s recent increase of nuclear threats against the West has hit a terrifying new level with the release of a video by Russia’s defense ministry that shows an intercontinental ballistic missile being loaded into a silo at a base near Moscow. Putin appears to be readying one of these ICBMs, which are capable of reaching the US and UK, for launch, and it is 12 times more powerful than the Hiroshima atomic bomb. Putin is clearly determined to follow through on his threats as he takes steps to ready this unimaginable weapon of mass destruction. His actions will only serve to further escalate tensions between Russia and the West and leave their populations living in fear and uncertainty.
The US Sun reports. This is a terrifying escalation that we should not take lightly: a special transportation and loading unit being installed on a launch pad in Russia, with no indication of an imminent launch, has set off rumors of Putin’s possible plan to detonate a nuke. In late October, the Russian President oversaw the launch of an alarming mock attack on the West with his strategic missile forces which included the Yars missile aimed at targeting the United Kingdom and United States. To add to this cautionary development, this upcoming December 17 marks Strategic Missile Forces Day for Russia, creating even more reason for alarm as this event typically brings about nuclear showboating from the country. With both US and UK within range of any hostile action from Russia, this situation demands our utmost attention and serious caution as to what lies ahead.
Newsweek notes, According to the Russian tabloid newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, the Yars missile complex, loaded in the Kaluga region, had a capacity
“12 times greater than the atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima”—referring to the attack that occurred on August 6, 1945. An improved version of the Topol-M, the RS-24 Yars is an upgrade. Westerners know it as SS-29. It was developed by the Moscow Institute of Thermal Engineering and tested in 2007. According to Military Today, the missile can be launched from a prepared site, a garage with a sliding roof, or from an unprepared position during field deployment in seven minutes.
Washington, DC, would be devastated by a 15-kiloton bomb that would have an explosive yield equal to 15,000 tons of TNT, like Hiroshima, which would kill 126,000 people and injure more than 190,000.
The airblast radius of a Little Boy-sized device detonated over 20th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan would stretch from the East Village to the southern edge of midtown Manhattan, where the increased air pressure would crush most buildings and the casualty rate would be 100%. It is estimated that 445,000 people would be killed by the bomb.
Take those figures and multiply them by 12.
As Biden escalates the already tense conflict with Ukraine by sending money and weapons, an alarming report has come out warning of nuclear weapons locked and loaded from Russia. The Yars rocket is poised and prepped in a silo located near Moscow and its destructive power is capable of wreaking destruction 12 times more powerful than Hiroshima. Biden needs to stop this madness before it spirals out of control. We’ve seen how devastating nuclear war can be and must put an end to this reckless behavior now. Let us pray for peace instead of launching these rockets that will bring death and despair across nations.
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