All nuclear weapons figures are based on estimates but, according to the Federation of American Scientists, Russia has 5,977 nuclear warheads, devices that trigger a nuclear explosion, although it has about 1,500 that have a life expectancy. has been completed and now they have to be destroyed.
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The remaining 4,500 or so are the majority of what are considered strategic nuclear weapons, usually designed for use only during nuclear war and to hit targets at long range.
The rest are smaller, less destructive nuclear weapons intended for short-range use on the battlefield or at sea.