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Former Russian president says nuclear threats are no bluff and NATO won't intervene if Russia bombs Ukraine

Former Russian president says nuclear threats are no bluff and NATO won’t intervene if Russia bombs Ukraine

A senior Russian official repeated Russia’s nuclear threats, saying “it’s not a bluff”. Dmitry Medvedev said NATO countries would not intervene if Russia fired a nuclear bomb at Ukraine. An expert told Insider it was likely a bluff, but still should be taken seriously. Loading Something is loading. The former Russian president repeated the country’s …

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Putin's nuclear threats are a bluff designed to get the West to drop support for Ukraine, Latvian defense minister says

Putin’s nuclear threats are a bluff designed to get the West to drop support for Ukraine, Latvian defense minister says

Putin threatened that Russia would use nuclear weapons. The world is wondering how seriously its threat should be taken. Latvia’s defense minister, Russia’s neighbor, said it was a bluff to dissuade the West from backing Ukraine. Loading Something is loading. Russia is bluffing with its new threats to use nuclear weapons and claims it will …

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Sullivan promises decisive US response if Putin follows through on nuclear threats

Sullivan promises decisive US response if Putin follows through on nuclear threats

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan took to the airwaves on Sunday to warn Russian President Vladimir Putin not to follow through on his recent nuclear weapons threats. Sullivan said the United States would “respond decisively” to such action seven times in three appearances on the Sunday talk show circuit, but he declined to …

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Russian military escalation and 'false threats' show Putin 'outmaneuvered' by Ukrainians, says UK PM

Russian military escalation and ‘false threats’ show Putin ‘outmaneuvered’ by Ukrainians, says UK PM

Britain’s new leader, who comes to power at a time of historic upheaval, told CNN’s Jake Tapper on ‘State of the Union’ that Putin had ordered an immediate military escalation ‘because he’s not winning’ . “He made a strategic mistake by invading Ukraine,” Truss said in his first interview with a US network, which aired …

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Putin's 'incredibly dangerous' nuclear threats increase risk of unprecedented catastrophe

Putin’s ‘incredibly dangerous’ nuclear threats increase risk of unprecedented catastrophe

Speaking in a rare televised address on Wednesday, Putin warned that if Russia’s territorial integrity were threatened, the Kremlin would “certainly use all means at our disposal to protect Russia and our people. This is not a bluff”. Gavriil Grigorov | AFP | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ultimatum to the West dramatically increases …

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Twitter whistleblower heads to Congress to warn of global security threats |  CNN Business

Twitter whistleblower heads to Congress to warn of global security threats | CNN Business

CNN — Twitter whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko is set to testify before Congress on Tuesday in his first public appearance since his explosive allegations against the social media company were reported last month by CNN and the Washington Post. Lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee are expected to question Zatko about his claims that Twitter …

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Oil rises 4% on supply threats, still forecast for weekly decline

Oil rises 4% on supply threats, still forecast for weekly decline

The chimneys of the Total Grandpuits oil refinery are seen just after sunset, southeast of Paris, France, March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Oil benchmarks head for second weekly decline Putin threatens to cut off all energy sources Fed’s Waller: Need aggressive rate hikes now while economy …

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