The online images and video are captivating. The headlines fairly scream at you that nuclear doomsday is upon us.
There’s no doubt whatsoever that Russian President Vladimir Putin has threatened repeatedly to unleash Moscow’s atomic arsenal in Ukraine.
Less obvious, said Sean Maloney of the Royal Military College of Canada, is how recent social media-driven hysteria over a Russian train supposedly carrying nuclear equipment to Ukraine, and the Russian navy’s nuclear undersea drone capability, may be part of a deliberate campaign to scare the West.
Maloney, a professor of history and student of Soviet Cold War tactics, said Moscow’s efforts to manipulate, confuse and weaken public and political resolve in
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