Russian defence chiefs discussed nuclear use, claims NYT

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW: High-level Russ­ian military leaders rece­ntly discussed when and how they might use tactical nuclear wea­pons on the battlefield in Ukraine, the New York Times repor­ted on Wedn­esday citing unnamed US officials. But White House spokesman John Kirby downplayed the development, saying that Washington did not see any signs that Russia was making preparations to use nuclear weapons. Moscow, meanwhile, stressed that the world’s “top … Continue reading Russian defence chiefs discussed nuclear use, claims NYT