(Not So) Fun Fact: Russia’s Dead Hand System

Fun facts about Russia

The Dead Hand system was created during the days of the Soviet Union, designed to have a nuclear strike unleash every single nuke even if Soviet leadership had been wiped out. While the system isn’t turned on unless there’s a time of crisis, Russia still uses it today.

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