Joe Biden has called for Vladimir Putin’s nuclear threats to be taken seriously. – Credit:ILJA PITALEV / SPUTNIK / AFP
The Russian nuclear threat is becoming increasingly serious. But while Vladimir Putin gave international leaders a breather by reinstating Ukraine’s grain deal on Wednesday and allowing distribution to resume, he warned that Russia reserves the right to withdraw from the deal “in violation of Ukraine’s security arrangements.” to resign”. Written guarantees that Kyiv would have given Moscow regarding the demilitarization of the sea corridor used for their transport. But this vague concession does not eliminate the nuclear risk that remains. Fears of a Russian nuclear strike in Ukraine are growing, and the United States says it has become “more and more concerned about that possibility over the months,” according to National Security Council spokesman John Kirby.
The comments follow a New York Times report that the Russian generals were recently discussing the possible modalities of a tactical nuclear strike in Ukraine. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday that it was “irresponsible” that the Western media “deliberately inflated the issue of nuclear weapons.”
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