Putin puts Russia’s nuclear weapons on high alert – BBC News

The Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his country’s strategic nuclear forces to high alert, as the Ukraine crisis escalates. He told defence chiefs it was because of “aggressive statements” by the West, amid widespread condemnation of his invasion of Ukraine. The announcement does not mean Russia intends to use the weapons. The US immediately… Continue reading Putin puts Russia’s nuclear weapons on high alert – BBC News

Russian assault intensifies in face of Ukrainian resistance – BBC News

There has been heavy gunfire and explosions in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv as the Russian assault intensifies. Russian forces appear to be meeting stiff resistance. Ukraine’s President Volodomyr Zelensky has vowed that his country will resist the invasion. Germany has said it will send weapons to Ukraine to help its defence, ending a ban on military… Continue reading Russian assault intensifies in face of Ukrainian resistance – BBC News