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Biden warns Russia: Use of tactical weapon in Ukraine would be a 'serious mistake'

US President warns Russia against using a nuclear weapon in the war with Ukraine.

'Use of tactical weapon in Ukraine would be a serious mistake'player

Biden to CNN: I don’t think Putin will use nuclear weapon against Ukraine

US President says he believes Putin is a “rational actor” who nonetheless badly misjudged his ability to invade Ukraine.

'I don’t think Putin will use nuclear weapon against Ukraine'

White House: No indication Russia is preparing to imminently use nuclear weapons

White House Press Secretary on Biden's comments regarding nuclear "Armageddon": He was reinforcing what we have been saying.

'No indication Russia is preparing to use nuclear weapons'

Biden: Risk of nuclear 'Armageddon' is at its highest level since 1962

Biden warns that Putin was not joking when he threatened to use nuclear weapons against Ukraine.

'Risk of nuclear 'Armageddon' at its highest level since 1962'

Russia may be planning large-scale nuclear test near Ukraine border

NATO intelligence briefing details Russian plan to test nuclear "doomsday weapon" as show of strength.

Russia may be planning nuclear weapons test near Ukraine border

US official: No sign of imminent use of nuclear weapons by Putin

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan: We take Putin's threats seriously but don't see indications of use of nuclear weapons right now.

'No sign of imminent use of nuclear weapons by Putin'player

Former Russian President: Putin's threat of nuclear weapons is certainly not a bluff

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says Russia has the right to defend itself if pushed.

'Putin's threat of nuclear weapons is not a bluff'

US official: We'll respond decisively to Russian use of nuclear weapons against Ukraine

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan: If Russia uses nukes against Ukraine, there will be catastrophic consequences.

'We'll respond decisively to Russian use of nuclear weapons'player

Biden warns Putin: Don't use nuclear weapons in Ukraine

US President urges Russian President to not use tactical nuclear or chemical weapons: The US response will be consequential.

'Don't use nuclear weapons in Ukraine'

Russian foreign minister: New phase of Ukraine war to start

Sergey Lavrov announces that the conflict is entering a phase that will be a "very special moment of this entire operation."

Russian foreign minister: New phase of Ukraine war to start

Ex-Russian foreign minister: Putin will use nukes if there’s an ‘existential threat’

Andrei Kozyrev says that Putin would only use nukes if there is a direct threat to his rule or to Russia.

Putin will use nukes if there’s an ‘existential threat’

Ukraine's ambassador breaks down in tears as he describes Russia's attacks on Ukraine

"Russia will use nuclear weapons against us within the next few days," Korniychuk said. "They are committing crimes against humanity."

Ukraine's ambassador breaks down in tears as he describes war

Pentagon: China to have 1,000 nukes by 2030

US says PRC accelerating building of nuclear weapons, will quintuple number of warheads by end of the decade.

Pentagon: China to have 1,000 nukes by 2030

Iran is just one month away from nuclear weapon breakout capacity

Experts monitoring development of Iran's nuclear program say Tehran is now just a month away from breakout capacity for a single bomb.

Iran just one month away from nuclear weapon breakout capacity

“The trapped Cat” and the acquisition of nuclear weapons

Alll negotiations aimed at postponing 'the trapped Cat' - Iran - from gaining nuclear weapons are merely pain relievers. Op-ed.

“The trapped Cat” and the acquisition of  nuclear weapons

'The military option is always on the table'

Senior Advisor to the Secretary Brian Hook: 'Israeli people should know President Trump will never allow Iran to have a nuclear weapon.'

US Senior Advisor: 'Military option is always on the table'player

Georgia: Six arrested with $200 million in uranium

Authorities in former Soviet state arrest six people attempting to sell $200 million of uranium-238.

Georgia: Six caught trying to sell $200 million in uranium

Arab League Demands Israel Nuclear Deal

League chief Nabil Al-Arabi insists Iran deal is a 'double standard,' Israel should be placed under IAEA supervision.

Arab League Demands Israel Nuclear Deal

US Pressing Israel to Lose Its Nukes

Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Countryman visited Israel, spoke to diplomats about making Middle East nuke-free.

US Pressing Israel to Lose Its Nukes

Saudis to Buy Nukes from Pakistan - US Officials

Saudi Arabia is in discussions to purchase Pakistani nuclear weapons. Riyadh has said that this is how it would respond to a nuclear Iran.

Saudis to Buy Nukes from Pakistan - US Officials

China: US is Wrong, N. Korea Has a Nuclear Arsenal

Concerned Chinese allies of N. Korea tells US it has 20 nukes - 40 by next year - as it continues to share technology with Iran.

China Warns: US is Wrong, North Korea Has a Wide Nuclear Arsenal

Anti-Israel Resolution Defeated Again at IAEA

Arab countries' push for Israel to join Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty fails again, as Iran deal looms.

Anti-Israel Resolution Defeated Again at IAEA Meeting

Rouhani to Israel: Sign Disarmament Treaty

Speaking at UN, Iran's president calls for a "nuclear-free zone" in the Middle East.

Rouhani to Israel: Sign Disarmament Treaty

Revealed: US Nearly Nuked North Carolina

Secret documents published by British paper show the US Air Force nearly detonated a nuclear bomb over North Carolina.

Revealed: US Nearly Dropped Nuclear Bomb on North Carolina

Report: Israel has 80 Nuclear Warheads

Israel possesses 80 nuclear warheads and the capacity to make up to 190 more, American experts say.

Report: Israel has 80 Nuclear Warheads; Production Frozen

Israel’s German Subs Carry Nukes, Says Der Spiegel

Israel’s has deployed missiles with nuclear warheads on three submarines purchased from Germany, Der Spiegel reports.

Israel’s German Submarines Carry Nukes, says Der Spiegel