On 30 September, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the US has not yet seen Russia take any action that suggests it is contemplating the use of nuclear weapons amid its invasion of Ukraine despite what he called “loose talk” by Russian President Putin about their possible use, Reuters reports.
“We are looking very carefully to see if Russia is actually doing anything that suggests that they are contemplating the use of nuclear weapons. To date, we’ve not seen them take these actions,” he told a news conference in Washington.
NATO is discussing how to act in case of Russian nuclear strike in Ukraine
US sent the signal to Russia very clearly & Germany did the same. Germany is ready to act but only together with NATO allies—German Ambassador to Ukraine in interview on German aid https://t.co/5FHi5B0hpP
— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) September 29, 2022
West thinks Russia unlikely to go nuclear yet prepares scenarios – FT citing 5 anonymous officials
Two officials said that 🇷🇺 nuclear strike would not be enough to elicit a response in kind. Instead, Kyiv's allies would make conventional military strikehttps://t.co/lyXx8dJR4A
— Euromaidan Press (@EuromaidanPress) September 26, 2022