Putin’s nuclear threats raise the risk of disaster

Speaking in a rare, televised address on Wednesday, Putin warned that if the territorial integrity of Russia is threatened, the Kremlin would “certainly use all the means at our disposal to protect Russia and our people. It is not a bluff.” Gavril Grigorov | Afp | Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ultimatum to the … Read more

NATO chief says Finland welcome to join allies

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Friday that the 30-member US-led alliance would “warmly welcome” Finland should the Nordic country apply for membership in light of Russia’s war in Ukraine. Finland Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto said Thursday that the country, which shares a 1,300-kilometer border with Russia, would soon clarify the next steps on the possibility … Read more