Prada is gloating over Russia’s Strategic Nuclear Advantage should, as is possible, all hell breaks loose in Europe. According to them, the concessions Obama made back in 2010 have allowed Russia to gain the advantage in both quantity and quality of the weapons deployed on the continent.
In part, the article titled Russia prepares nuclear surprise for NATO:
The progress was made possible thanks to the treaty on the limitation of nuclear weapons, also known as START-3. The treaty was signed by Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama on 8 April 2010 in Prague (came into force on 5 February 2011). In accordance with the document, nuclear warheads of the parties are to be reduced to 1,550 by 2021. The number of carriers (intercontinental ballistic missiles, submarine-launched ballistic missiles and heavy bombers) is supposed to be cut to 700 units.
It was the first strategic agreement, after the treacherous policy of democrats, in which Russia managed to win significant advantages. In the treaty, the Americans, for the first time in history, undertook to reduce their strategic nuclear potential, while Russia won an opportunity to increase it. Furthermore, the new treaty removed important limitations that existed in the previous START 1 and START 2 treaties. It goes about the size of areas for the deployment of mobile ICBMs, the number of multi charge ICBMs, and the possibility to build railway-based ICBMs. Russia did not make any concessions.
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Further down in the article, Pravda points out that under Obama, the United States pulled out the last of it’s tanks in early 2013..
In early 2013, the Americans withdrew the last group of heavy Abrams tanks from Europe. In NATO countries, over the last 20 years, one new tank would replace 10-15 old, yet still capable, tanks. At the same time, Russia was not decommissioning its tanks.
As a result, today Russia is the absolute leader in this regard. In mid-2014, the balance of the Defense Ministry had as many as 18,177 tanks
In part 2 of the article Pravda notes that:
he West, being lulled by sweet day-dreams of the liberal “end of history,” castrated its armed forces to the point, when they could be good for leading colonial wars with weak and technically backward enemies. The balance of forces in Europe has thus changed in Russia’s favor.
That’s was Obama’s reset with the Russia. They now have an overwhelming advantage over NATO.. at least according to Pravda.
If the article is correct, the United States is in no position to stop Putin from doing anything he wants in Europe..
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