EXPERT PERSPECTIVE – Russian officials are warning of a nuclear ‘dirty bomb’ threat as Moscow continues attacking energy and civilian targets in Ukraine. It’s the latest in a series of moves that indicate Moscow is getting bogged down and desperate as the Russian invasion enters its ninth month.
Russian strikes have reportedly destroyed 40 percent of Ukraine’s power grid. Both Ukraine and Russia are also accusing each other of planning to destroy the Nova Kakohvka dam in southern Ukraine, which supplies water to Crimea and the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
“The Cipher Brief has become the most popular outlet for former intelligence officers; no media outlet is even a close second to The Cipher Brief in terms of the number of articles published by formers.” —Sept. 2018, Studies in Intelligence, Vol. 62
Access all of The Cipher Brief‘s national security-focused expert insight by becoming a Cipher Brief Subscriber+Member.
#Dirty #Dangerous #Putin #Ukraine