How well maintained are those Russian gas masks?

Chemical weapons follow the wind. And Russian protection gear is not of very high quality. What were the chances Russian troops die also?

Intelligence points to possible Russian chemical attack in Ukraine, officials say – The Washington Post:

The United States and its allies have intelligence that Russia may be preparing to use chemical weapons against Ukraine, U.S. and European officials said Friday, as Moscow sought to invigorate its faltering military offensive through increasingly brutal assaults across multiple Ukrainian cities.

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