A Russian propagandist has shockingly urged President Vladimir Putin to cause destruction in Britain and turn it into a “Martian wasteland” with a nuclear strike .
A leading Russian TV military pundit – dubbed as Putin’s ‘Iron Doll’ – yesterday claimed that the Kremlin should have struck the capital of London, during Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral.
This is as all major Western leaders were present – including US President Joe Biden , French President Emmanuel Macron , and Canadian President Justin Trudeau .
This assertion comes as the latest chilling threat from Putin’s state-run channels, amid continuing setbacks for his armed forces in Ukraine.
Moscow has also gone on to blame Britain for galvanising Western action against the Kremlin.
Military commander and Member of the State Duma, Andrey Gurulev, 54, said Western threats to planned referendums on joining Russia in invaded areas of Ukraine should be seen as a red line.
The reservist general, who is a member of the Russian parliament’s defence committee, said on TV: “If there is a real threat to Russian territory, we are fully entitled to use nuclear weapons.
“It will not provoke a nuclear war, because we will use operative – not strategic – nuclear weapons on Kalibrs, Iskanders, and bombs on planes.”
He then went on to hit back at Western claims that Russia could potentially strike at Ukraine or Germany.
Gurulev said: “Why should we bomb Ukraine or Germany? There is Britain – the root of all evil.”
Anchor Olga Skabeyeva then shockingly claimed that Putin, “should have done it” on Monday, the day of Queen Elizabeth’s farewell ceremony.
“All the best people were there at the funeral… God forgive me,” she said.
Gurulev then took over from her and horrifically claimed: “When Britain is turned into a Martian wasteland, what will NATO’s Article 5 [defending collective security] be about….?
“Defending the Martian wasteland?
“There will be nothing left there. An unshakable island – it will be shakable.”
He added that with Britain wiped off the face of the earth, no other country would be brave enough to challenge Russia, saying: “I assure you, they would all back off.
“We won’t use our strategic nuclear forces, it can be left in reserve – so that no-one from across the ocean has even a thought to [attack us here].”
Presenter and Member of the State Duma, Yevgeny Popov, continued to say that: “Just to remind you that the United Kingdom is also a nuclear state, and they have nuclear weapons.”
However, Gurulev reminded him that Britain only has ‘245 nukes’ – compared to Russia possessing the largest stockpile of nuclear warheads in the world – and so with a ‘cleaver approach’, the UK ‘would be bled white in a heartbeat’.
Moreover, he went on to claim that US president Joe Biden ‘is talking nonsense’ regarding the fact that they would launch a nuclear strike on Ukraine, adding that they have ‘real fat targets’ – being the [US Air Force] Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
Striking Britain was a bigger priority, he disturbingly claimed.
Ex-president Dmitry Medvedev added that the despot’s intended referendums in invaded areas of Ukraine – including the Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics – were highly important for “the restoration of historical justice”.
He claimed: “After their implementation and the acceptance of new territories into Russia, the geopolitical transformation in the world will become irreversible.
“Encroachment on the territory of Russia is a crime, the commission of which allows you to use all the forces of self-defence.”
Medvedev echoed Gurulev’s words, and added that no future leader would cede the Donbas and other invaded territories, adding: “That is why these referendums are so feared in Kyiv and in the West. That is why they need to be carried out.”
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