The Kremlin continued threatening the West with potential nuclear strikes by boasting that Russia’s arsenal will soon include 50 new missiles, dubbed “Satan-2” by NATO.
Dmitry Rogozin, head of Russia’s state space agency, Roscosmos — and a staunch ally of President Vladimir Putin — warned Sunday that the new Sarmat-2 intercontinental ballistic missiles, which measure 14 stories tall, will soon be combat-ready.
“I suggest that aggressors speak to us more politely,” Rogozin said.
He also tweeted a video showing a crater measuring 26 feet deep and 66 feet in diameter that was caused by a blank Satan-2 missile at the Kura Missile Test Range in Russia’s Kamchatka region.
“When equipped with a nuclear warhead, such a crater at an enemy target (geographic target) would be … very … very large and very deep and radioactive,” Rogozin warned. “And not just one, but exactly as many as the most powerful nuclear missile in the world will deliver to the territory of a hateful enemy.