Putin admits ‘no winners’ in nuclear war as UN warns of risk of ‘misunderstanding’

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that a nuclear war “should never” start – as the UN chief warned that the strongman’s Ukraine war was “one misunderstanding, one misstep away from putting the world at risk of nuclear annihilation.” Putin’s comments came in a letter to participants in the United Nations conference to ratify … Read more

Putin succeeded in angering his last supporters in Ukraine

ODESA, Ukraine — Russia has bombed the coastal city of Odesa since the early days of Ukraine’s war — but the vital grain port has become a symbol of ongoing local resistance, with even former Russian supporters now embracing Ukrainian patriotism. “The longer the war goes on, the fewer people sympathize with Russia in Ukraine.” … Read more