Russia threatened a preemptive strike against a potential adversary

In the event of a threat to Russia's sovereignty and territorial integrity, Moscow can launch a preemptive strike against a potential adversary. This was stated on May 31, 2021 in an interview. "Russian newspaper" (to the official press organ of the government of the Russian Federation) Secretary of the Security Council Nikolai Patrushev.

The functionary noted that the updated version of the Strategy for the National Security of the Russian Federation speaks of Moscow's striving "to increase predictability, trust and security" on the planet. Work on making changes to the document lasted about a year. The development of such documents is aimed at ensuring stability and cohesion of society, the all-round growth of the country's potential and protection from external challenges.

At the same time, it notes the legitimacy of the adoption of symmetric and asymmetric measures to suppress and prevent unfriendly actions that pose a threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Russian Federation.

- added Patrushev.

He explained that, first of all, measures of economic influence on opponents are meant. However, if such a need arises, Russia can not only threaten to use force, but also directly use its armed forces. He clarified that a number of countries consider the Russian Federation a threat and openly call it their enemy. They persistently create anti-Russian sentiments, trying to harm Russia everywhere.

The West is trying to preserve the hegemony of its civilization project and is provoking an increase in tension in the world. The use of double standards and attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of the Russian Federation have become a hallmark of recent times. Patrushev summed up that the document will contribute to the country's defense capability, increase the competitiveness and authority of Russia in the international arena.
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  1. kriten Offline kriten
    kriten (Vladimir) 1 June 2021 11: 39
    In Europe, there is a competition who will be in the lead for the goal of a preemptive strike. The Baltics and the Czech Republic are not taken into account - too small. But Poland and the headquarters of NATO and MI6 are suitable.
    1. Bitter Offline Bitter
      Bitter 2 June 2021 10: 14
      Europeans already have something to do. Why don't you like the Czech Republic? The most appropriate level to "kick" with little or no consequence. After all, more significant partners require a careful approach. And the Czechs, they are almost their own, even in the socialist camp. In this case, the saying comes to mind - "beat your own people so that strangers are afraid", this is both safer and more instructive, and not so scary.
      1. Russobel Offline Russobel
        Russobel (Andrei) 2 June 2021 21: 27
        Yes, not quite so buddy ...
        The Czech Republic has long become not their own, and from the social. Soviet tanks did not allow them to leave the camp while still being Czechoslovakia.
        1. Bitter Offline Bitter
          Bitter 3 June 2021 16: 50
          They gave it, they didn't give it .. Soviet tanks? Yes, there was whoever was not, at one time dad told. The socialist camp is popular, "on the fingers", the Czech oppositionists explained that they are their own, and do not abandon their own. And then ....
          Probably there are still grievances.
  2. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 1 June 2021 13: 34
    Russia threatened a preemptive strike against a potential adversary

    - Yes, what kind of "preemptive strike" is there ???
    - A preemptive strike must be delivered not only in "this direction" ...
    - Now, if ... mmmm ... Stalin in 1937 would not have inflicted a "preemptive strike"; then for the USSR in the upcoming World War II, additional problems would appear ...
    - So today Putin in "this direction" needs to deliver "preventive strikes" ...
    1. Mr. Kad Offline Mr. Kad
      Mr. Kad (Anton) 1 June 2021 19: 32
      Well said! The 5th column first needs to politely offer money to the country to return, and at the same time the Central Bank under the control of the government.
    2. Petr Vladimirovich (Peter) 1 June 2021 20: 31
      Dear Irina!
      Hi! Do you command your grandchildren the same way? How are you trying on the Russian forum?
      Gee gee fellow
  3. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) 1 June 2021 14: 06
    The demonstration of the most sophisticated weapons is of a commercial nature and does not frighten anyone. It is not necessary to demonstrate the weapon, but the Determination to use it.
    Vladimir Putin used to say - "We will knock out our teeth, there will be nothing to bite", or "we will die, but they will also die."
    He spoke decisively, but in fact, this determination is just not visible.
    Otherwise, the referendum and the sovereignty of the DPR-LPR would have been recognized long ago as South Ossetia and Abkhazia were recognized.
    The blockade of air traffic of the union state was not followed by any mirror measures to ban flights in the airspace of the Russian Federation of states and companies that established the blockade of BelAvia.
    Schasovskie and British warships would be careful not to invade the territorial waters of the Russian Federation and behave in the Barents, Black and Baltic Seas as in the Gulf of Mexico.
    Demonstratively, they would not conduct exercises on the seizure of the Kaliningrad province and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
    They did not simulate a nuclear strike on the territory of the Russian Federation.
    Japan, with a powerful economy and a population comparable to the Russian Federation, would not blather about claims on the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin, not to mention the flow of aggressive rhetoric.
    1. shinobi Offline shinobi
      shinobi (Yuri) 2 June 2021 10: 23
      Is it good to talk while sitting at home over a glass of tea? Is it safe to take and wind up in a "tourist" in Novorossiya? Run around with AK in the gray zone under the "fireworks" of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
      PS: The concept of a preemptive strike is brought to the mind of the Western hawks so that they do not play much with the concentration of their troops near our borders. Recognition of Novorossia requires a legal platform that the West recognizes. This is not and will never be. Carry out annexation according to the Crimean option without extensive military operations. actions will not come from a purely geographical location. This is a war, the very one towards which the United States is constantly pushing us. We will not pull a war, not nuclear, against the entire Western world, and therefore they first need to be quarreled among ourselves. What actually does our "dark master" do. The idea is to create an axis Beijing-Moscow-Berlin. Then the whole world will stand on knees.
  4. Vladest Offline Vladest
    Vladest (Vladimir) 2 June 2021 16: 23
    Quote: kriten
    In Europe, there is a competition who will be in the lead for the goal of a preemptive strike. The Baltics and the Czech Republic are not taken into account - too small. But Poland and the headquarters of NATO and MI6 are suitable.

    Why is this necessary? Only justification and not water pliiz.
  5. n.taratuhin Offline n.taratuhin
    n.taratuhin (Nikolay Taratukhin) 3 June 2021 16: 43
    It is not necessary to warn about preventive strikes, but to commit them. We decided to help the LDNR, so help so that there are no preventive daily attacks on the villages of the republics by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
    1. Alexander Myasnikov (Alexander Myasnikov) 7 June 2021 20: 11
      They themselves will cope with the APU