President Joe Biden said on Thursday evening that Vladimir Putin was not joking about using nuclear weapons in Ukraine – and said the risk of of Armageddon is the highest it has been since the Cuban missile crisis.
He delivered his doomsday warning at a fundraising event for Democrats at the New York home of James Murdoch, son of media mogul Rupert.
It comes amid growing fears that Putin is backed into a corner and could use tactical nuclear weapons to push back advancing Ukrainian forces.
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