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Forget yesteryear’s predictions, a nuclear attack is a clear and present danger

In the face of a faltering campaign, Putin might well justify using weapons of mass destruction against Ukraine

28 March 2022 - 20:04 By Max Hastings

Might Russian President Vladimir Putin drop The Bomb? Unleash a nuclear weapon in Ukraine? It is conceivable. Yet five years ago it would have seemed fantastic that such a question could be posed about any national leader in the world...

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