Putin’s ‘incredibly dangerous’ nuclear threats raise the risk of an unprecedented disaster

Posted on AllSides September 24th, 2022
From The Center
Gavriil Grigorov | Afp | Getty Images

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ultimatum to the West drastically increases the risk of a nuclear conflict, analysts and campaigners warned, with world leaders denouncing what they describe as “reckless” and “irresponsible” threats.

Speaking in a rare televised address Wednesday, Putin called up extra forces for the war in Ukraine and warned that if the territorial integrity of Russia was threatened, the Kremlin would “certainly use all the means at our disposal to protect Russia and our people. It is not a bluff.”

It was widely interpreted as a threat that...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks


More News about World from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right