Putin’s nuclear threats…

Putin with the four illegally appointed governors of Ukraine’s stolen provinces

On 30 September Vladimir Putin formally annexed four Ukrainian provinces. In the run up he released 200 POWs, mobilised 300,000 reservists and very probably sabotaged the Nordstream 1 and 2 pipeline. Both he and Dmitry Medvedev threatened explicitly to use nuclear weapons against Ukraine if it now continues its ground offensives against the seized territory.

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Paul Mason

Paul Mason

Journalist, writer and film-maker. Former economics editor at BBC Newsnight/Channel 4 News. Author of How To Stop Fascism.