Fears of Russian 'Vacuum Bombs' Grow as War Intensifies
As they are capable of producing a larger blast wave than conventional condensed explosives, thermobaric weapons are widely condemned by human rights organizations.
British Typhoon Fighters Join NATO Mission in Eastern Europe
The skies over Eastern Europe could be best described as crowded, as more than 100 fighters are currently deployed as part of the NATO mission.
EXPLAINED | Russia Accused Of Using Vacuum Bombs In Ukraine. Know Why It Is Called 'Father Of All Bombs'
A vacuum bomb, dubbed the 'father of all bombs', works by using oxygen from the surrounding air to generate a high-temperature explosion, making it far deadlier than a conventional weapon.
Russian beachhead Belarus hit with sanctions
Belarus will not be able to import dual-use goods and certain advanced technology from the EU that might contribute to its military, technological, defence and security systems.
Ukraine’s nuclear power plants are at ‘unprecedented’ risk as fighting continues
Experts are increasingly worried.
Russia issues fresh threat: World War 3 will be nuclear, destructive
More than half a million Ukrainians have fled the fighting since Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a full-scale invasion
How the Pentagon Is Responding to Putin's Nuclear Saber-Rattling
The United States remains confident in the effectiveness of its nuclear deterrent. 
Lavrov: If there is a Third World War, it will be Nuclear
World War III, if it happens, will be nuclear and destructive. This was stated by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with Al Jazeera, quoted by TASS.
UN watchdog warns Russia bombardment endangers Ukraine's nuclear security, calls for restraint
It comes as Russia's war with Ukraine enters its seventh day, with fighting raging across the country.
War: Russian forces take over Ukraine’s most strategic city, Kherson
The Russian army says it has taken control of the Ukrainian city of Kherson, one of the most strategically important cities. Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine
Russia ready for peace talks while warning new world war would include nuclear bombs
The invading nation's "delegation will be in place to await Ukrainian negotiators," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
Russia claims it captured Ukrainian city of Kherson; fighting in Kharkiv renews
Airborne Russian forces land in Ukraine's second-largest city, sparking fierce street battles; Kyiv says more than 350 civilians, including 14 children, killed since invasion began
A third World War would involve nuclear weapons, says Russian foreign minister
Moscow would face a ‘real danger’ if Kyiv acquired nuclear weapons, Sergei Lavrov added.
A 3rd World War Will Involve Nuclear Weapons: Russian Foreign Minister
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that if a third World War were to take place, it would involve nuclear weapons and be destructive, the RIA news agency reported.
Third World War Would Be Nuclear And Disastrous, Russian Foreign Minister
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia of trying to force him into concessions by continuing to press its invasion.
Third World War will be destructive, involve nuclear weapons: Russian Foreign Minister
Russia has escalated attacks on crowded Ukrainian cities and a lengthy convoy of Russian tanks and other vehicles advanced slowly toward the capital of Kyiv on the seventh day of the war.
Third world war would be nuclear and…: What Russia said amid Ukraine conflict
Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that if a third World War were to take place, it would involve nuclear weapons and be destructive
Russian Foreign Minister says World War III would be nuclear
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the third World War would be 'nuclear and destructive'.
Russia denies cluster bombs
Rights groups and observers say Russia is using cluster bombs in its invasion of Ukraine, a charge Moscow denies. If confirmed, deployment of the weapon, especially in crowded civilian areas, would usher in new humanitarian concerns in the conflict, Europe’s largest ground war in generations.
Russia-Ukraine War: Facing harsh sanctions, will Vladimir Putin turn to his nuclear arsenal?
The Russian President seemed to reserve the nuclear option as a response to a “direct attack on our country.” But he has warned ominously that those who try “to hinder us” in Ukraine could face “consequences greater than any you have faced in history.”
The thermobaric and cluster bombs that Russia is ‘showering’ on Ukraine
One sucks in oxygen to generate high-voltage explosions; another can ruin soil, groundwater even if they don’t explode.
Ukraine War: What Are The Risks That Russia Will Turn To Its Nuclear Arsenal?
Is Russia now led by someone who would contemplate using nuclear weapons without any great concern? Over Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has dropped some pretty big hints that he is prepared to cross that strategic Rubicon.
Putin nuclear threat part of new escalation policy
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s veiled threats to use his nuclear arsenal if the West comes to Ukraine’s aid in the current fighting highlight a new military doctrine called “escalate to deescalate
Russia says World War 3 will involve nuclear weapons
Lavrov has said that Russia, which launched what it calls a special military operation against Ukraine last week, would face a real danger if Kyiv acquired nuclear weapons.
UN Watchdog Warns Russia Bombardment Endangers Ukraine's Nuclear Security, Calls for Restraint
The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog on Wednesday warned Russia's onslaught of Ukraine is raising the risk of nuclear accidents, calling for restraint from all actions that could jeopardize the safe operations of Ukraine's nuclear facilities. From a report: It comes as Russia's war with Ukraine enters its se...
Ukraine war: what are the risks that Russia will turn to its nuclear arsenal?
The mere threat of using strategic nuclear capabilities provides a powerful tool to keep unwanted parties out of a conflict, so allowing Russia to pursue active military operations by other means.
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