Borrell warns Putin against nuclear attack

  • EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell warns Moscow its forces will be “annihilated” by the West’s military response if Putin uses nuclear weapons against Ukraine.
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appeals to Ukraine’s Western allies to provide additional air defence systems as deadly Russian missile strikes intensify.
  • The United States reiterates its commitment to defending NATO territory, as Moscow warns Ukrainian membership could trigger World War III.
  • Russian President Vladimir Putin touts turning Turkey into a new gas supply “hub” at a summit in Kazakhstan.