Here are just a few pointers as to why a war between NATO and Russia would be a bad idea:
- The NATO has to rely on Russia to get about 50.000 troops out of Afghanistan if things were to turn Vietnam over there.
- Europe relies heavily on Russia for all its gas needs.
- Europe and the US have nuclear war heads pointed at them from Russia.According to Wikipedia there where 1800 strategically operational Nuclear Russian bombs in 2013.
The Ukrainian president declared ‘war’ against Russia today after gunfire between pro-Moscow troops and Ukrainian special forces ended in the first fatalities of the conflict.
The country’s interior minister Arsen Avakov said a security service officer was killed near Slovyansk, east Ukraine, in gun fire today and five others were woudned. The Russian news agency RIA reported one pro-Moscow activist was killed and two others were injured.
It is the first reported gun battle in the area – where armed men loyal to Moscow have seized a number of law enforcement buildings, including a police station, in recent days.
Now, Ukraine’s authorities have said they plan to launch a ‘full-scale anti-terrorist operation’ against pro-Russian forces. A deadline for separatist militants to give up their weapons and leave buildings they have occupied has been set by the country for 6.00 GMT tomorrow.