WW3 RED ALERT: Russia moves nuclear-capable missiles within range of Berlin
- Iskander missiles sent to Kaliningrad are in range of major Western cities
- Polish officials have described the move as being of the ‘highest concern’
- Germany’s foreign minister said situation more dangerous than Cold War
Russia has moved nuclear-capable missiles near to the Polish border as tensions escalate between the world’s largest nation and the West.
The Iskander missiles sent to Kaliningrad, a Russian enclave on the Baltic Sea between Nato members Poland and Lithuania, are now within range of major Western cities including Berlin.
Polish officials – whose capital Warsaw is potentially threatened – have described the move as of the ‘highest concern’.
Germany’s foreign minister said the situation between Russia and the West was more dangerous than during the Cold War.
‘It’s a fallacy to think that this is like the Cold War. The current times are different and more dangerous,’ Frank-Walter Steinmeier told German newspaper Bild.
German diplomat and security policy expert Wolfgang Ischinger said there was ‘considerable danger of a military confrontation’.
He added: ‘This
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