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Biden: the risk of nuclear ‘Armageddon’ is the highest since the 1962 crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden says the risk of a nuclear “Armageddon” is at the highest level since the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, as Russian officials talk about the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons after suffer massive setbacks in the eight months. invasion of Ukraine. Speaking at a fundraiser Thursday for the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee, Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin “wasn’t kidding when he talks about the use of tactical nuclear weapons or biological or chemical weapons.” Biden added: “We haven’t faced the prospect of Armageddon since Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis.”

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