The Security Council of Russia claimed that Russia has a unique weapon capable of destroying even the US.
Quote from Patrushev: "Russia has a unique weapon, which is capable of destroying any opponent, mainly the US, in case there is a threat to Russia’s existence."
Details: He also added that "American politicians’ certainty that Russia will not be able to respond to a preventive strike by the US is a short-sighted and dangerous foolishness."
Patrushev stated that after the collapse of the USSR, Russia allegedly "corrected its mistakes" and now "can facilitate both internal stability and protection from external dangers."
He also claimed that the US is trying to "suppress" Russia, and then will allegedly move on to China.
He traditionally repeated that "the West has seriously miscalculated, counting on the collapse of the Russian economy and protest of the population against sanctions", and that Russia allegedly "remains calm" under the sanctions pressure.
・Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on 25 March that Moscow and Minsk had reached an agreement on the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. The storage must be prepared by July.
・NATO called Russia's nuclear rhetoric "dangerous and irresponsible". The US saw no signs of Russia preparing to use nuclear weapons.
・Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, called these plans a threat to European security.
・France called for cancelling the treaty about the deployment of the Russian tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus.