The entire world is watching Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Many are worried about his state of mind.
And a Fox Business host was stunned when Donald Trump revealed he heard Vladimir Putin use the “N” word in this disturbing way.
When Vladimir Putin ordered Russian forces to invade Ukraine, it sparked the biggest threat to worldwide stability since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.
Now many are asking whether or not Putin will launch nuclear weapons for the first time in 76 years.
Donald Trump recently appeared on Fox Business to discuss the issue with host Stuart Varney.
During the interview, Trump reported that Putin repeatedly used the “N” word when he met with him, meaning Putin broached the subject of using nuclear weapons.
"I listened to [Putin] constantly using the n-word. That's the n-word," former President Trump told @FoxBusiness host Stuart Varney before clarifying he meant the "nuclear word." pic.twitter.com/127sy5JiA4
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Putin previously put his nuclear forces on special high alert status.
But many are now worried he plans to escalate matters even further on the nuclear front.
“Washington expects more atomic moves from Mr. Putin in the days ahead. Moscow is likely to ‘increasingly rely on its nuclear deterrent to signal the West and project strength’ as the war and its consequences weaken Russia, Lt. Gen. Scott D. Berrier, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, told the House Armed Services Committee on Thursday,” The New York Times reports.
Of course, Russia operates under the doctrine of escalate in order to de-escalate.
This means if Russia feels it is losing a battle or a war, it may launch a nuclear weapon to gain the upper ground or end the conflict entirely.
The main concern is whether or not Russia will deploy one of its 2,000 tactical nuclear weapons. These are much smaller blast yields than normal nuclear weapons, but they have the ability to wipe out an entire city.
Russia previously moved its Iskander-M launchers, which have the capability of firing missiles with tactical nuclear warheads directly into Europe.
“A centerpiece of the new arsenal was the Iskander-M, first deployed in 2005. The mobile launcher can fire two missiles that travel roughly 300 miles. The missiles can carry conventional as well as nuclear warheads. Russian figures put the smallest nuclear blast from those missiles at roughly a third that of the Hiroshima bomb,” The New York Times also reported.
A Princeton study predicted a nuclear war would lead to 90 million casualties during the first hour alone.
With voices in America calling for a No-Fly zone, many are worried it could lead to Russia using a tactical nuclear warhead that results in nuclear holocaust.
Political Animal News will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.