Putin smirks as he's asked about 'sending everyone to heaven' in nuclear war

Vladimir Putin was asked to reassure an audience at the Valdai Discussion Club that the world is not on the verge of nuclear annihilation – and chose to respond with a long pause. When host Fyodor Lukyanov pointed out that his silence was 'alarming', a smirking Putin responded: "I did it on purpose to make you worry a little. Mission accomplished". Source: Reuters