Putin sells nuclear capable missiles to ally Belarus.

RUSSIA'S Vladimir Putin has sold nuclear capable missiles to Russia's ally Belarus, amid ongoing conflict in Ukraine.

The deadly 9K720 Iskander short-range ballistic missiles are capable of delivering a devastating nuclear payload.

And Belarus's president Aleksandr Lukashenko - a pal of Putin's - gloated: "At the very least, this weapon can cause unacceptable, colossal damage.”

Lukashenko has bought 9K720 Iskander nuclear-capable missiles and S-400 missile systems from Putin and says he plans to produce his own by the end of the year.

The 67-year-old Belarusian leader held a meeting with the head of the Russian region of Nizhny Novgorod Oblast - Gleb Nikitin, 44 - to discuss ordering a “sufficient” number of the missile defence systems.

He also boasted that they “now have a completely different army” with the Russian missile systems at his disposal.

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