Russia is reportedly building a nuclear space weapon that can disband the world’s commercial and government satellites, raising alarm bells across the world and especially in USA.


American spy agencies are divided on whether Moscow would go so far, but the concern is urgent enough that Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken has asked China and India to try to talk Russia down, reports The New York Times.


A new “national security threat” debate has taken over the United States Congress, indicating that Russia is reportedly building a nuclear space weapon that has the potential to disband a large portion of the world’s commercial and government satellites by producing a massive energy wave.

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This would disable all communication lines affecting cell phones, paying bills, as well as the internet.


While not much is known about the weapon at this point, the system is described as a potential “space-based nuclear weapon” in several sources.


However, it’s unclear if this refers to a nuclear bomb or a nuclear-powered gadget.


White House National Security Communications Advisor John Kirby said the US is closely monitoring this Russian activity.


President Joe Biden asserted: “There is no nuclear threat to the people of America or anywhere else in the world with what Russia is doing.”


According to the New York Post, Russian spokesman Dmitry Peskov dodged the claims and responded by suggesting that the propaganda was a ruse to whip up support in Congress to take action.


He said: “It is obvious that the White House is trying, by hook or by crook, to encourage Congress to vote on a bill to allocate money; this is obvious.”