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Biden and Xi agree ‘nuclear war should never be fought’ in response to Russian threats
US President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have agreed that a “nuclear war should never be fought” as they met ahead of the G20 summit in Bali.
‘Nuclear accident’ warnings amid Russia missile strikes
Russia has faced weeks of military defeats in Ukraine, but today brought a reminder its military is still able to cause substantial destruction.
USA ‘vigilant’ about Putin’s ‘loose talk’ on nuclear weapons, says policy advisor
We speak to Counselor Derek Chollet, a senior policy advisor at the State Department who works closely with U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.
Putin is ‘blackmailing the west with nuclear weapons’ says Ukrainian security analyst
We spoke to security analyst Maria Avdeeva.
Putin nuclear weapons threat ‘not a bluff’, says Zelenskyy adviser
We spoke to Ihor Zhovkva, the Deputy Head of President Zelensky’s Office, and asked him how seriously he took President Putin’s threat of nuclear war.
‘Catastrophic consequences’ if Russia uses nuclear weapons, warns Joe Biden
The American Government says they have “communicated directly, privately to the Russian at very high levels that there will be catastrophic consequences for Russia is they use nuclear weapons in Ukraine”. It’s a sign of how high the tension is here, and how high the stakes are here. The Ukranian Government is anxiously watching voting…
Russian nuclear threat not ‘all that likely’, says former US army general
We spoke to retired US army general David Patreaus who was also director of the CIA. I began by asking him how the west was supposed to deal with a nuclear threat from the Russian President.
Is Putin bluffing when he hints that he’s prepared to use nuclear weapons to win his war there?
President Putin has announced a call-up of 300,000 Russian reservists to fight in Ukraine.
UK should not be fearful of nuclear attack on London, former Russian politician says
We spoke to Putin-supporting former Russian politician Natalya Narochnitskaya a little earlier and began by asking her if the Russian President is really prepared to use nuclear weapons?
Putin’s warning of nuclear weapon use is ‘bluff,’ says former Russian prime minister
We spoke to Mikhail Kasyanov, a former Prime Minister of Russia and asked him, although Vladimir Putin says his new strategy is not a bluff, is it a bluff?
Russia’s nuclear threat: what Putin’s speech means for Ukraine war
Vladimir Putin went on Russian TV to call-up 300,000 reservists to fight in Ukraine, in a speech that also threatened the prospect of nuclear war.
‘Unlikely’ Putin will go nuclear, former NATO Secretary-General says
We’re joined by the former NATO Secretary-General, Lord Robertson.
Johnson pledges £700m for nuclear expansion
Boris Johnson has pledged another £700 million towards building the Sizewell C nuclear plant, saying it would be “absolute madness” not to go ahead with it.
UN inspectors say Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant ‘violated’ amid heavy shelling
UN inspectors say they have seen the key things they needed to see – after spending several hours at the Russian occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine – on a mission to avert a radiation disaster.
Russia nuclear threat: UN and Ukraine discuss risk of ‘another Chernobyl’
As Russian attacks on Kharkiv in the East of Ukraine continue, the United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has arrived in the country’s West to seek a solution to the violence.