Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
By Off The Grid News
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Russians Ordered To Build Underground Shelters As 40 Million Citizens Take Part In War-Prep Drills

Friday, October 21, 2016 8:43
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Russians Ordered To Build Underground Shelters As 40 Million Citizens Take Part In War-Prep Drills

The Kremlin. Image source: Pixabay.com

MOSCOW — Experts says the Russian government is preparing its citizens for nuclear war with the United States following a series of curious events, including 40 million of its citizens participating in four days of civil defense drills held Oct. 4-8.

The drills referenced a nuclear war.

“If that should one day happen, each of you must know where the nearest bomb shelter is,” state-controlled television network NTV reminded viewers.

That statement was followed by a video describing the country’s options should a nuclear strike occur. The video even showed schoolchildren putting on gas masks.

Around 200,000 emergency services personnel and 50,000 vehicles took part in the drill, RT news reported. State and local governments also participated in what was designed to coordinate Russia’s response to a nuclear attack.

Get Free Backup Electricity — That Works Even During Blackouts!

Russia will use nuclear weapons if the United States interferes in its military operations in Syria, warned Evgeny Kiselyov, a TV host sometimes described as Russia’s propagandist in chief. Kiselyov said American impudence would take “on nuclear dimensions,” ABC News reported.

“Russian is tired of arrogant American abuse,” he said.

Some Russians Think Nuclear War Is Imminent

“These are the most serious tensions between Moscow and Washington in decades,” Sergei Markov, a member of the Moscow-based Civic Chamber, told The Daily Beast. “The war might begin even before the November elections in the U.S.”

Markov added, “I personally plan to stock 200 cans of pork to be ready for a potential war crisis, and I advise everybody to do the same.”

Russian authorities are also ordering local governments to build bomb fallout shelters. That was the case in St. Petersburg, where managers of the Zenit Arena – a soccer stadium not yet completed – were told to start constructing such shelters, The Daily Beast reported.

Be Prepared! Store An ‘Emergency Seed Bank’ For A Crisis Garden

At least one Russian legislator had a chilling warning for the United States.

“I cannot understand why the West cannot just leave us in peace, let us be,” State Duma Deputy Vadim Dengin told The Beast. “Americans should realize that it will be their children looking for shelters, too, if they are serious about attacking Russia.”

As Off The Grid News reported, Russia’s elderly are stockpiling food, believing that a war with the United States is imminent.

What is your reaction? Share your thoughts in the section below:

Are You Prepared For A Downed Grid? Read More Here.

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.