This information was reported by The Telegraph, reports URA-Inform.
The former head of the chemical weapons unit of the British Army, Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, said that the Russian Federation is moving to total war, concentrating government spending and economic opportunities on the needs of war.
At the same time, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin will need to show his success on the ground soon ahead of the presidential elections scheduled for March. At the same time, the expert noted that rumors are emerging in the Russian environment about the possible start of a new offensive in Ukraine, which could turn the tide of military operations.
In his opinion, the only weapon of the Russian Federation that can help at this time is tactical nuclear weapons, or conducting a chemical or biological attack.
«Given the notorious failure of the «red line» Obama in Syria and the West’s reluctance to fully commit to defending Ukraine, Putin may think it’s worth going for it,” the expert added.
According to him, Putin, like Stalin had an insatiable ego and a desire to achieve greatness using any means. De Bretton-Gordon argues that those who believe that after a ceasefire in Ukraine there can be a return to “normality” are “complete fools.”
Remember , it was previously reported how the Russian Federation can use Transnistria: ISW warned about the Kremlin’s insidious plan.