A parliament member of Russia and President Vladimir Putin's staunch supporter, Andrey Gurulyov, sounded out a belligerent warning in his appearance as a guest on state-backed national television this week.
Gurulyov was discussing Lithuania's blockade of the neighboring Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.
For supplying Kaliningrad, Russia may consider invading the Baltic, comprising Lithuania and Estonia, the former defense official told the TV, a video shared by the Daily Mirror with English subtitles showed.
Since these are NATO countries, a Russian invasion will trigger Article 5, potentially leading to World War 3, he added.
"We'll destroy the entire group of enemy space satellites during the first air operation," Gurulyov said.
"The first to be hit will be London. It's crystal clear that the threat to the world comes from the Anglo-Saxons."
He also said Russia will target critically-important sites that would cut off power to Europe. The U.S. will have to ask Western Europe to continue fighting in the cold without food and electricity, he warned.
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