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Moscow “deeply disappointed” the new American nuclear doctrine. Russia believes that the document “confrontational and anti-Russian”.

Russia permits the use of nuclear weapons only under certain “purely defensive scenarios”. This is stated in the commentary of the Russian foreign Ministry on account of the new US nuclear doctrine.

“We are accused of lowering the threshold of use of nuclear weapons and, in some “aggressive strategies”, – noted in Department.

The doctrine of the Pentagon, stated that “Russia can rely on a limited use of nuclear weapons as a threat or actual use of nuclear weapons first.”

Such measures, according to the us military, Russia can go for the sake of deterrence of the US and its allies and to stop a potential conflict in comfortable conditions for Moscow .

The Russian foreign Ministry said that the doctrine of “apparent charge confrontational and anti-Russian orientation”.

“All this has nothing to do with the real situation. The military doctrine of the Russian Federation clearly limits the use of nuclear weapons by the two, quite frankly, a hypothetical purely defensive scenarios”, – reminded in the Ministry.

Russia may use nuclear weapons in response to aggression using nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction, as well as using conventional weapons, but only when threatened would be the very existence of the state, according to the doctrine of the Russian Federation.

Earlier it was reported that Russia does not intend to accede to the Treaty banning nuclear weapons.