Russia to station nuclear arms in Belarus, says Putin

March 28, 2023

He added that Brussels was ready to impose new sanctions on Belarus if Minsk were to host Russian nuclear weapons. #Belarus hosting Russian nuclear weapons would mean an irresponsible escalation & threat to European security. 04:50Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Saturday that Moscow plans to station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. Kyiv on Sunday said Russia was holding Minsk as a "nuclear hostage" after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons to ally Belarus. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has warned nuclear threats were creating a dangerous sense of uncertainty around their possible use.