Putin puts Russian nuclear forces on alert

By Maria Tsvetkova and Aleksandar Vasovic
Updated February 28 2022 - 11:11pm, first published 2:09am
Putin responds to 'unfriendly' Western measures by putting his nuclear-armed forces on high alert.
Putin responds to 'unfriendly' Western measures by putting his nuclear-armed forces on high alert.

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his military command to put nuclear-armed forces on high alert as Ukrainian fighters defending the city of Kharkiv said they had repelled an attack by invading Russian troops.

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