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Is a tactical nuclear strike against a military target different on a legal standpoint than a tactical nuclear strike against a civilian target?

Most definitely. One is a military operation, the other is first against geneva conventions and more aligned with genocide.
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How does Russia exactly define Russian territory in its state policy?

The answer is pretty banal, because all countries define their own territory practically in the same way regardless of the international recognition. Since this question is tagged with a nuclear ...
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How does Russia exactly define Russian territory in its state policy?

(everything below is only my personal opinion as a typical Russian citizen) (sorry for my English) The decision to use nuclear weapons depends not on a threat to annexed territories but on a threat to ...
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How does Russia exactly define Russian territory in its state policy?

The state territory of Russia is defined in its constitution. Chapter 3, Article 65, paragraph 1 provides a complete list of territories included in the Russian Federation. The current text of this ...
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Is a tactical nuclear strike against a military target different on a legal standpoint than a tactical nuclear strike against a civilian target?

Nuclear weapons are not specifically prohibited by international law. However, the laws of war contain quite a few general rules which are hard to reconcile with the use of nuclear weapons. ...
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Is a tactical nuclear strike against a military target different on a legal standpoint than a tactical nuclear strike against a civilian target?

They are definitely different. Deliberately striking a civilian target, with any kind of weapon, is always a war crime. Striking a military target is not, unless some other rules are broken. As for ...
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Is a tactical nuclear strike against a military target different on a legal standpoint than a tactical nuclear strike against a civilian target?

Striking obviously civilian target is a war crime while striking clearly military target may not be. Using nuclear weapons, however, is a separate issue, even is they are used against the valid ...
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How does Russia exactly define Russian territory in its state policy?

As many Western analysts view it, Russia does not have the rule of law. If it publishes a policy, this is either a genuine declaration of current intent or propaganda, but it is in no way binding the ...
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How does Russia exactly define Russian territory in its state policy?

The regions annexed from Ukraine (even if not fully controlled yet), including Crimea, are official territory of the Russian Federation, according to Russia, so in theory they fall under the nuclear ...
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