Russia Considers Changes to Its Nuclear Doctrine: Deputy FM Ryabkov

Meanwhile, the EU and Ukraine signed security agreements during a European Council summit in Brussels.

On Thursday, RIA Novosti reported that Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that changes may be made to the Russian nuclear doctrine in light of the Ukrainian conflict.


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Ryabkov said “further clarifications” would probably be made to the doctrine to reflect the experience from the Ukrainian conflict “when the classic old interpretation of nuclear deterrence did not work properly.”

Russia is ready to do everything to ensure its security, and “Western provocateurs” must understand this, Ryabkov said,noting that everything must be done to prevent a slide into the use of nuclear weapons. 

Meanwhile, the European Union (EU) and Ukraine signed security agreements during a European Council summit in Brussels.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attended the summit and signed the security pact in a ceremony together with the European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

“These commitments will help Ukraine defend itself, resist destabilization, and deter future acts of aggression,” said Charle Michael on social media platform X.

“We pledge to keep delivering the weapons, military training and the aid Ukraine needs to defend itself against this war of aggression and deter any future attack. This highlights: we are in for the long haul,” said von der Leyen on X.

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