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Ukraine War: How significant are Russian nukes in Belarus?
- Published on May 30, 2023 veröffentlicht
- Retired Air Vice-Marshal Sean Bell explains the significance of Russia's decision to station nuclear weapons in Belarus.
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I don't think people realise this war has been going on since 2014 pretty much... It just took a break
Whatever happened,we are nearing to the nuclear holocost inch by inch.
Not just this war we have pretty much been in world War three already since 2014
It's worth noting that, while it's true the Soviets forward-deployed nuclear weapons in the Cold War, the Soviets weren't currently involved in an invasion. Ukraine and Belarus were already part of the Soviet Union. We have never been in this situation before, where Russia has been entrenched in an active peer vs. peer war and deployed tactical nuclear weapons to their enemy's neighbors.
No they probably won't use them, yes it's Sabre rattling, but this situation adds a layer of issues we haven't faced before
We have heard this over and over again but nothing has changed in the war but rather it's been escalated. The leaders should negotiate and stop this war before it totally get out of hand!
Talkig to Putin is a waste of time. Dictators never stop, they have a break. Power is the only language Putin cares about.
Whenever russia does something it is militarily without any significance according to Sean Bell.
Neither Russia is not doing well in the battlefield according to him.
And whenever Russia captured small villages or towns are insignificant according to him too.
Don't be Frosty Mister Snowman ❄❄❄
@Joel Miller If capturing a small town or village dosn't provide some larger strategic advantage then it is an insignificant gain. If it cost 10,000 men then its a pyrrhic victory at best and a strategic defeat at worst. There's a difference between tactical and strategic level. It's not rocket science and it isn't a video game.
"The 1994 Budapest Memorandum was a political agreement signed by the US, the UK, and Russia to provide security assurances to Ukraine, Belarus, and Kazakhstan in exchange for their accession to the NPT as non-nuclear-weapons states and their elimination of all nuclear weapons from their territories123. The agreement pledged to respect their territorial integrity and borders, and to refrain from the use or threat of military force or economic coercion123. China and France gave somewhat weaker individual assurances in separate documents1. The agreement was seen as a result of the changes in the world-wide security situation after the end of the Cold War3. However, some leaders warned Ukraine that it would be tricked by the signatories4, and Russia violated the agreement by invading Ukraine in 2014"
Invasion of Ukraine violated this agreement. Nuclear weapons placed in Belarus will as well. Agreements made with Russia mean nothing to Russia.
Russia has already violated all but 1 of the 6 provisions of the Budapest Memorandum - They haven't use nuclear weapons against Ukraine yet.
There was no agreement. Neither was “not an inch west” cope
@Suzy Rottencrotchnot an inch west ? 🤡
"We will use nuclear weapons if pushed"...also "we never threatened anyone with nukes!"
It's a response based on UK ,since they wanna send uranium missiles to Ukraine...just watch multiple channels just to have balanced information.
@Alpheus Nong Uranium missile is used in tank. There is nothing similar with nuclear weapon. Uranium just ruins tank's armor
And this is not a war. It’s a 3 day special military operation. It’s only a military exercise. We are not invading Ukraine……
@Illia Lysenko arrow are missiles the word missile just means flying object....But DU shells or salvo more modern.
usa we used nukes against planes
These are tactical nuclear weapons not strategic ones like IBMs. They have likely been moved forward to counter the US nuclear-capable missiles in Poland and as a deterrent to Poland against interfering in Ukraine as it has threatened to do but also to threaten the bases from which Nata is sending weapons to Ukraine in the event there is any large scale deployment of the Abrams tanks the US has in Poland or F16 aircraft. Poland and the EU would be well advised to take the threat seriously as the US would be unlikely to retaliate with nuclear weapons if it involved any threat of retaliation against the US mainland.
the problem is the NATO treaty mandates that any attack on poland is an attack on them all
But I get your point, try getting the US to stick up for poland if putin nukes warsaw and there are russian nuclear missile subs waiting for orders in international waters just off the coast of the US mainland
The UK and France have nuclear weapons too...
Supplying ANY weapons to Ukraine would not cause Poland to be considered an "attacker" in terms of the NATO treaty, so if Russia attacked Poland, NATO would retalliate.
Nice one Ivan, April fools day is on Saturday, your early.
@Kwan Chanyes but nuking Ukraine has nothing to do with Poland 😊 that’s the problem with a comedian going to war with no allys
I always enjoy watching how almost everyone in the comments talk like they know exactly whats going on and exactly what to do and how to handle it.. LOL
And like we’re not on the brink of a nuclear apocalypse 😃
We are all experts, especially me😤😂
I always enjoy talking heads on TV pretending they know exactly what's going on and what to do and how to handle it.
i enjoy watching not only people in the comments but those so called "especialists" too!!! Nobody knows what is or what is going to happen!!!
Ukraine begging for more no doubt
I think all of us would like a peek into just 6 months into the future and hear a SKY NEWS report with retired Air Vice-Admiral Sean Bell. Septermber 26th is not far away, but there will have been the spring offensive come and gone and that is what is a little worrying, because the Ukrainians have turned into a world class fighting man's army and they might score a huge win. So; no matter what is being said, Putin's tactical nukes in Belarus may be symbolic, but there is a desperate man with the nuclear codes in his briefcase and his finger on the button sitting in the Kremlin at this writing. This is where the west had better be ready to hit the ground running if, God forbid, Putin goes off his rocker and launches one of his nuclear weapons to do more than just rattle his sword at us.
yes, one can dream
It doesn't really matter if those rockets are stationed in Russian mainland or in Belarus... those fly so fast that 500km+/- doesn't really matter.
The whole of Poland is about 500 km.
Russian nuclear missiles in Belarus would obviously result in NATO nuclear missiles in Poland, and soon after in Finland and Ukraine. But maybe it is a negotiating tactic as they realize that they will get expelled from Ukrain, so the threat might be setting the groundwork to negotiate a "no nuclear missiles" on the bordering countries between NATO and Russia other than those owned by those countries.
There are nuclear missiles in Poland and in Romania, that's why there are USA manned military bases near the 'anti missile shields' silos
@Dan Just If there were, why would the Polish President ask to have them based in his country last year?
These are western nations, they store their nuclear warheads in $1 billion dollar facilities, not empty vodka boxes like Russia.
If they actually wanted to use them, they wouldn't tell everyone what they were doing, and where they were putting them.
I mean logically that would make sense.
It would also logically make sense to think that arming Russian soldiers with shovels and telling them to charge at Ukrainian machine guns would be a dumb idea.
The point is logic has kinda gone out the window with this war, especially on the Russian end.
I like the military analyst take, this is just scaremongering, there icbm can virtually hit anywhere on the planet, so moving them to Belarus is just that scaremongering for those that don't know
Imagine - If only all the money spent on killing people was spent on saving and feeding people.
Imagine if no countries had nukes at all.
Indoor plumbing is overrated
@Reuben Sandwich Said Reuben who doesn't live in Kyiv, where they can't get fresh water or flush their toilets.
Tell the USA with over 800 billion dollars military budget that can feed the whole African
"It's worth remembering that the war is not going well for Russia". Good to know, if it were going well there would be Russians in the Bundestag on their way to Alexander bridge in Paris.
Don’t under estimate your enemy . Russian war isn’t going well but they still have time on their side . Also bringing nuclear weapons right next Poland a nato country isn’t a good look
The power of vodka powered shovels
Didn't Russia already have nukes in Kaliningrad? I remember some years ago news that Russia has moved Iskander to Kaliningrad.
The weapons have probably already been there for a while. They have a great relationship with Belarus. Also China wants Ukraine more than Russia for a modern Silk Road.
I think that they are publicly admitting to having weapons like this in Belarus, I think they were there already, (and we already knew about it.)
Mind Begs the Question:
If deploying Nukes,WMDs
At Russia doorstep(Turkey) - Allowed
At USA doorstep(Cuba) - Not Allowed
@Human Beings R Thinking Beings Did USA annex Cuba? No.Putin is annexing Ukraine and Nato is only an excuse for him.
Nice job on the questions. This situation scare the @*^^&@(#!! out of me. The Belarussian people must be terrified, especially since they have no say.
he wont use them, he would have nothing to "annex"
Belorussian for your understanding its literally meaning white Russians and Ukraya literally meaning at the edge of the land , what we have here its a massive genocide of Slavic people , and its very sad that people are still sleeping
@A Agap if putin has his way it will just be simply "west russia"
The Russians might be getting T-34's, as the Ukrainians get Challenger 2's. That's like a Tiger fighting a goldfish. Imagine being a Russian soldier right now.... Just call it a day maybe?
All tanks blow up the same
The T-34 was legendary
Yup lost a lot of them to the horseback guys in Afghanistan.
The difference from russia taking 10 minutes to fly into belarus because they allow russia to use it's airspace versus the nukes just already being there. In reality absolutely no difference at all lol
"How significant are Russian nukes in Belarus?"
Its significant if one falls one your head.
...yet insignificant if one doesn't, which is the far more likely proposition.
It prevents NATO from conducting a sneak attack from Poland.
This war might need to happen
Do the ultrasonic missiles carry nukes & if so how will we shoot them down. Isn't this a massive advantage for Russia in a nuclear war? Not only will they be faster, but nearly impossible to stop.
Eventually laser tech will be powerful enough to make hypersonic missles moot. Particle guns would be nice too.
@Lorenz Cassidy The ones that go ultra fast that the west Dosen't have
1) Yes they can carry nukes.
2) The USA have already been trialing modified SAM's to shoot down hypersonic missiles (I think they explode in the flight path of the missile, release shrapnell, that tears it to bits, due to its speed). Less reliable, due to the speeds involved and I believe the glide vehicle versions of the hypersonic missiles can only be intercepted in the actual glide phase of their flight. Saying they are 100% unable to be intercepted is wrong, though. Longer term, the USA is looking for the answer in laser tech, but they won't have a system able to take down missiles with lasers till the 2030's, at the earliest.
3) Not really, as the USA and China also have viable hypersonic missiles already and are in a much better place than Russia to mass produce them. Several other NATO countries are also developing them, though most don't plan to start using them till around 2030. The UK, for instance, is developing them, but doesn't plan to start using them till they build their next generation of destroyers for the navy, though intention is that the RAF typhoons will also be able to carry them.
Must also not forget that Russia, at most, has around 70 of these missiles and some have already been used in Ukraine. Best estimates are that they only have the means to produce 1-2 new hypersonic missiles a month right now, at best, as their access to the required electronic components has been hampered.
@Lorenz CassidyI have an ultrasonic toothbrush 🤷♂️
It'd be funny seeing a T-34 come against a Leopard 2, Challenger 2, or Abrams.
It wouldn't be funny for the T34 crew.
A kornet and it's over.
how much does a challenger or leopard tank hold of ammo not much if the russians have tens of thousands of these old t-34 they might as well use them until the challengers and leopards run out of ammo that seems to the russian way of fighting
Can’t resist the comparison: Putin’s sabre rattling in the face of possible defeat is comparable to Trump’s helpless sabre rattling in the face of near imminent criminal charges.
We’re literally seeing this happen before our very eyes just waiting for disaster.
Seems like this is an excuse for some warheads to go "missing"
When or if Ukraine go on the offensive, I think they will encounter the same problems Russia is encountering on going on the offensive against Ukraine.
Again if or when Ukraine go on the offensive then and only then will we see or know how good western tanks are.
I’m got Ukraine 🇺🇦 no doubt . But Abram tank and German tank Britain tank isn’t immune to communist Russian artillery . I see little gains in an offensive .Another stalemate
Was the count of 6000 nuclear weapons done by the same guy that counted 1,200,000 Russian military personnel, 3000 tanks and 500 fighter aircraft?
Glory to Ukraine!
Should be top comment
6000 rusty nukes hid underground under water with rats running through them.
if NATO made a mistake in estimating the ammunition and missiles that Russia has, how much more when it comes to nukes because that is more classified, maybe the Soviet's 35,000 nukes are still intact.
@Monumental Travel water rats??
US has nuclear weapons in Germany, Netherland, Belgium, Italy and Turkey besides Britain and France. How is it not alarming for Russia too? If I can remember correctly the Cuban Crisis was the result of the US stationing nuclear missiles in Turkey...But today, US has nuclear missiles in 4 more countries in Europe...How then is Russia's security not under threat?
It's a NATO nation.
And it was cold war.
Because there is absolutely no capabiliy to reason and to make insight from the other parts perspective in western mainstream media.. Your question is the most relevant one right now but it is an untouchable one.
I wonder what sort of batteries Putin's nuclear suitcase uses? Maybe it uses Sanyo/Panasonic Eneloops, since most other types of Russian batteries loose their charge over time. Otherwise, they probably would have to test the battery status regularly and have a spare, fresh battery pack, just in case..
It's the raccoon on a hamster wheel...
He will use Zircon no one can stop
@Class One .. zircon has maximum range of only 1000 km
@Buxella1 Hit Poland, Lithuania, Latvia from Belarus
Is there anyway the world bans nuclear weapons and if so what is the framework for regulating and enforcing a ban between nations?
By accepting Putins nukes, Belarus just made itself a target.
Well, yes, but it is obvious.
thanks for this update.
Mr. beast: i will give Russia the entire country of Ukraine if they can go three seconds without talking about nuk-
Russia: we have nukes..
Russia can survive nuclear war, but USA, EU and UK are not prepared for that alternative.
How will Ruzzia survive a nuclear war? Did Russians become immortal while I wasn't looking?
@Pavol Filek Have they developed a vaccine against atomic radiation? 🤣
😂😂😂 i like the way they explain things like they know everything and when it goes side ways they put another actor to explain to us how ukraine is winning by loosing more territory.
I miss the Prof. He always hides under the table when Russia gains ground.
Who said Ukraine is losing territory? More like the Mordor orcs are unable to capture more Ukrainian territory.
@bucăthe west themselves, a map and reality says so!🤦🏿♂️
" How significant are Russian nukes in Belarus?" Only if NATO had plans to invade there, but NATO guaranteed us that they had no such plans so because NATO is a "defensive" organization and has no plans to launch any regime change wars.
So this shouldn't be a problem for them. Like we've heard time and time again Belarus is a sovereign state with "internationally recognized borders" and they can do what ever they want within their own borders.
Defensive ? Wonder why Putin doesn’t want them on his border … Kosovo War (1999) - NATO launched a military campaign against Yugoslavia to stop the violence and ethnic cleansing in Kosovo.
War in Afghanistan (2001-2021) - NATO forces, led by the United States, invaded Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks to oust the Taliban regime and combat terrorism.
Operation Unified Protector (2011) - NATO intervened in Libya to enforce a no-fly zone and protect civilians during the civil war against the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.
International Security Assistance Force (2001-2014) - NATO led a multinational coalition to stabilize Afghanistan and combat the Taliban insurgency.
Operation Allied Force (1999) - NATO launched a bombing campaign against Serbian forces in Kosovo.
How many civilians has nato defensively killed ? LOL
@Suzy Rottencrotch Too many lets count : Iraq, Libya, Syria, Afganistan ...... the list is endless, sure they are a defensive organization, like hell they are...
Something else to scare us to death with. Nothing but constant fear and doom in the news for the last few years.
At the 2:38 mark, apparently it has been reported that Russia is going to have 1600 main battle tanks in Russian hands by the end of the year. Well, they'd better get busy and I hope that is a challenge to the NATO and the West to get busy. If Russia says 1600, the West should say 2000.
Wonder what Belarussians think about this
I doubt they have any say in the matter.
@Colin Harbinson Like we in our oh so great democracies.. greetings from Germany
@Oliver YT Greetings from England ,😘
its not just saber rattling and it is significant. strategic war games that were classified at one time said America would nuke Belarus as a retaliation measure. this now means it couldn't be done.
Russia placed IRBMs in Belarus months ago. When Five Eyes ISR assets detect mating of a physics package with the missile, it will be Russia taking a calculated step up the escalation ladder. US/UK/France will respond upwards. Welcome to nuclear brinksmanship.
Russia has borei subs with bulava sbmm …. Each sub can nuke 500 locations within 5 minutes. Relax
"detect mating of physics package with missile" Detect using what? string theory portals?
@asdf He needs to get his comment quota in or he'll get served with mobilization papers. Quantity > Quality
I find it comical that he says that Russia was reliant on it's few friends for imports, but the US is heavily reliant on China for tons of metal products that go towards it's military industry.
@The Truth doesn't matter much if the 20% that have sanctions in place represent the majority of the world's economy (minus China, but they're also being careful on what they do and don't trade with Russia).
@Michael den Dulk Actually no, the west doesn't represent majority of world's economy based on GDP values.
Did retired Air Vice Marshall Bell say "I'm old enough and ugly enough..." (0:35)? I get the sentiment. But I thought it a surprising idiomatic slip from the otherwise ever-professional Sean Bell. Carry on.
I love this guy. I want more news with him. He is amazing stand-up comedian.😂😂😂😂
RIP Belarus 🇧🇾
The toxic fallout would harm most of Europe as wind and water will transport the fallout.
"I'm gonna make him an offer he can't refuse."
Mind Begs the Question:
If deploying Nukes,WMDs
At Russia doorstep(Turkey) - Allowed
At USA doorstep(Cuba) - Not Allowed
It's funny how that drone looks like a small version of the Vulkon bomber!
When those discarding sabot rounds hit the battle field it is over.
We need position our nukes closer now. Two can play this game!
Russia can hit the US with nukes from it's mainland so this move is mostly symbolic in nature but it's still scary though I feel as if we are in pre ww1 territory
Precisely. Russian nukes in Belarus are same as USA nukes in 80 different countries around the globe
I think it is about securing Belarus so that it can never be wrestled free of Russian control.
@Bogo Suvadil Tactical nukes are pointless as they'd get a strategic response if used against a NATO country.
They'd be of little military use against Ukrainian forces because they're well deployed.
NATO won't deploy troops to Ukraine unless NATO is attacked first, or if Russia uses nukes in Ukraine.
Using tactical nukes against Ukraine would result in NATO launching massive conventional strikes against Russian forces in Ukraine that would do far more damage than a tactical nuke response would.
"Russia is not doing well in the war" - March 2022
"Russia is not doing well in the war" - March 2023
Ukraine is winning the war 2022
Ukraine is losing the war 2023
“The world is not doing well in the nuclear winter” - March 2024
Remember that it's western medias 😅
"Russia didn't do well in the war" - March 2024
WHAT! Russia has nukes? News to me.
It's not like they cry about it everyday.
This guy's kidding....ryt?
The old tanks can be used because all tanks are easy targets in 2023
It’s Belarus that needs to worry. It’s becoming a Russian state again in all but name thanks to its weak leader.
He basically admitted that NATO is fighting Russia when he compared the nb of tanks that the US, and europe hs vs Russia.
Ukraine have tanks from those nations ...
NATOs doing great. 0 losses after one year.
This is the issue, soon there will be NATO special military advisors in a "non combat roles" or aid conveys etc. This conflict is one miscalculation away from escalating. Make no mistake, this is as much NATO'S fault as it is Russia, Ukraine are just the pawn in the middle who are suffering the most. NATO promised Russia after the break down of the Soviet Union, it wouldn't expand closer to it borders. It has. Russia in turn has finally reacted. Its reaction has been a invasion of a sovereign state, which is unacceptable. However, this has been 30 odd years in the making. It won't finish soon and like all geopolitical struggles between predominantly the US and Russia, it will cause so much needless death and destruction.
@Adam Witches I couldn’t agree more!!
1.40 ‘it’s worth remembering Russia is not doing well in the war..’
It’s also worth remembering that there appear to be credible experts out there that very convincingly argue the opposite.
I’d like to see this military expert defend that claim in the presence of one of those guys, or perhaps a real journalist
Credible experts from Fox News 🤓
Using nuclear weapons isn't merit based, it takes just one push on the button and everything goes boom boom
Truth is the first casualty of war.
It was. Literally. The first thing said in this war by Russia was "We have no plans to invade Ukraine"
I suppose they are the same as the ones in the UK
Many more my friend
Mr. Bell sleeps in the studio, laughing all the way to the bank.
Sean does have a tendency to misinform the public.
A case in point is the "USA has an economy (GDP) 10 times that of Russia etc." which is a fair statement as far as it goes.
However this does not mean they can outpace or even match Russian arms production because the West has been deindustrialised over the last 20-30 years and hasn't got the capability to manufacture arms in those kinds of quantities irrespective of any amount of money.
The west has offshored most of manufacturing, losing all the skills involved, so ramping up to the levels of weapons production required for an industrial war is completely impossible for years.
Also the Western military industrial complex seems to be more of a kleptocratic money laundering scheme than fit for purpose at protecting western interests.
Russias great arms production looks like it happened in 1940. They are still trying to use all the equipment they made then.
@Dennis Bradley The Ukrainians are using a hundred year old Gatling gun in Bakhmut.
Perhaps that's where the script writers got their idea for the T-34s fir the Russians story.
@s0ycapitan yeh but a machine gun is still a machine gun. Still good vs troops. An 80 year old tank isnt a tank and wouldnt last 10 seconds on a modern battlefield. And no script writers didnt come up with the T34s idea. A train carrying a bunch of them on camera is where the idea came from. Did Russia decide to move a crapload of them suddenly, to a museum somewhere? Maybe. Will be the funniest thing ever if they show up on a battlefield. Whats next after that, spears?
@Dennis Bradley 9th of May Victory Parade, that’s what T-34s are for. The oldest tank being used by Russia so far is T-62. And with thermals, a good radio, a drone and a HE round, this tank could toss 30 kg of explosives over the hill, right into your house window.
And btw, 30 kg of TNT launched by T-62 explode exactly the same way as 30 kg of TNT launched by Abrams.
Sean Bell must be friends with arms manufacturers.
Contractor would be a better term.
I once knew a used car sales person that was more convincing than Sean… Russian GDP minuscule? How comes then that they are the country under sanctions, at war and yet with the lowest inflation rate compared to the G7 and the strongest currency of 2022? However I find it interesting that Sean mentions the “forward deployed Ukrainian nukes” that were back to Russia. It suggests that Ukraine never owned the nukes they “gave up” as part of Budapest memorandum - which is what I have contested for a while.
They count GDP in dollars, it’s basically a rating that says - who has more American currency on their hands. Logically, it’s either America, their puppet states or trade partners like China.
According to GDP Russia is a village in Algeria. Yet it has a fleet of nuclear submarines. Does it make sense? Not really.
If Belarus launches will the nuclear battlefield experiment be refined to Belarus and Ukraine?
There wont be a Belarus to go to after that.
Smart move to make those fighting a proxy war against Russia think.
When the Ukraine invade Russia they will have to get their mates to lauch on their own homeland.
If the cabal in the Kremlin had any sense they'd pursue a realistic peaceful solution ASAP
The nuclear bombs goes to Belarus. The lovers to Switzerland
I bet the people of Belarus are happy about this
Like people in Belgium, Italy, Germany, Turkey and the Netherlands who have American nukes.
@Alessandro Vittorini I am Dutch and I love those nukes but the population of Belarus is not as happy as I am since they don´t like Pootin as much as Russians would like to.
@Linke Loetje I am italian and I don't like those nukes at all. So for people in Belarus is probably the same, some are happy and some are not.
@Alessandro Vittorini I bet Ukraine would like nukes.
@Joshua Adams Not the Eastern part of Ukraine, they have been fighting for 8 years to be independent from the pro nato government.
Apparently it’s not relevant if they are deployed closer to there targets 😂
Headline should be : Russian shovels deployed in belarus
Khulyo, khulyo it's off to Belarus we go; with a bucket and spade, half a hand grenade, Khulyo, Khulyo, Khulyo
But those shovels works wonders against fully armed Ukrainians isn't?. 😐😆
@Joel Miller they will work wonder against Nato
@Dushyant Chahal Digging their own grave ??
Episode 238 in Russia's "don't forget we have nukes" show. Keep moving them around Vlad, they need exercise
Only Russia is constantly bringing up the subject of nukes because it has increasingly less and less cards to play. It's a sign of weakness.
idk man, the whole west is fighting Russia and there is 1 undeniable fact that trumps all other statements on the war
RUSSIA IS STILL IN UKRAINE
Those are short range tactical nukes with Islander 600km range it's extremely relevant to attack Western Ukraine. Russia cannot launch from Kaliningrad towards Ukraine through NATO Poland.
One thing sky is good at is laughs, news however oh dear.
The other thing that putin could be looking to do is to just annex Belarus as a type of consolation prize since they won’t be able to win in Ukraine (and will in fact lose what they stole in 2014)
2:39 So, are these 1.600 the T-55 we’ve already seen and soon T-34? 😮
Russia only has a handful of T-34s that they got from Laos for victory day celebrations, they arent going to be used.
They are T90 production numbers. They are a little low. Russian were producing 20 t90’s a month in one factory prewar. They have a total of 3 factories now producing 200 T90’s a month. It does not including the retrofitting of t80’s or T72’s. His information contradicts ORYX and other pro Ukrainian sources.
@Karl there are very limited engagements of tank on tank battles. Most are used as field guns and 98% of either sides kills are from precision artillery hits. Every tank has weak armor on the tops hence the effectiveness of the NLAW and javelin.
@Ryan Dunevant In present, Russia got a factory production 1000 per month. Factory base in Siberia. If someone thinks can win the war? Hmmm ???
@Karl just like the Abrams, challenger, and the leopard they have to be deployed En mass to compliment eachother. The media even brings this up. Even the Ukrainians are doing this with the few western tanks they received. The only difference is they need 1,000’s of western tanks but we only make(retrofit) 24 Abrams tanks a year. The Russians created the 2nd army corp which they are equipping with all new modern equipment. The old equipment is sitting in storage rusting away so they are using them to get by until the 2nd army corp can be deployed around May or June in the dry season. All of this information is open sourced and can be found with in minutes from reputable sources on Google.
When Lukashenko is deposed, then Belarus would be wise to keep those nukes 😊😊
Those nukes aren't under belarussian control, even if they are in the territory of belarus
NO. They'd be wise to throw them, and the rest of the Russians, out as soon as possible.
Just like the nukes Ukraine had they couldn’t launch them if they tried LOL
Well, I'm doubting Belarus would be giving them up in return for promises from Russia.
@Suzy Rottencrotch Not all Ukraine's nukes even needed launch codes LOL
Based on Russian performance in Ukraine it is highly unlikely Russian Missles could hit any targets
Yeah, they will hit
@Jasraj Sandhu most of them have rotted away
Moving into place is a sign to use
the fact the american say there is no risk makes me think there probably is 😂
I though they were already there !!!!
I thought Lukachenko let the cat out of the bag and said they had already got nukes a few months ago! 🤷🏻♀🤷🏻♀
They've had nuclear weapons for the last 20 years......
Oddly enough Putler announced that they are installing nukes in Belarus because Lukashenko wanted it very hard but is Putler alone who makes the announcement.
About as significant as the damp box of fireworks I have in my shed.
Bogus Sean, again!!! I guess as long as he gets his pay checks, that all that should matter, no? 😊
The US, which is not a European country, has nuclear weapons in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy (aside from Turkey, which borders Russia). While Russia does not have nuclear weapons in any European country, much less in America.
They could blow the world up 3 times over he said… lovely
Russia: trying not to mention nukes for 60 seconds
Also Russia: fails to do so
If I had a woman that loved me the way Belarus loves Russia I’d be smitten
Sleepwalking into WW3 😂😂😂
That photo of Luk and Put together, they’re like Laurel and Hardy.
I always see an Orc and an Orca.
I just see Hitler and Mussolini and we all know what happened to them.
Be warned. Chaos is coming.
@Ryan Gledhill I can see that!
Putin to Lukashenka: "Hold my poop bag"
They’ve always been there .
2:40 1600 brand new MBT in 2023? even if the russians are using T62Ms as a mesure to free up modern MBTs to the front the russians can only produce 130 per year and repair maybe twice but no more unless they are installing outdated equipment or rebuying it from previous sales.
Thanks again Sean Bell. I really enjoy your regular BS analysis of the war.
I thought those weapons were already in Belarus 🤷.
the similar significance as US nukes in Holland or Belgium
Don’t worry, this is only Russian shovel-rattling. 😀