Biden administration sources say Moscow was warned at the highest levels about using nuclear weapons in the war.
Putin warned Wednesday of the "growing" potential of nuclear war, but he didn't promise Russia wouldn't use nuclear weapons first.
“If Russia wouldn't use such weapons first under any conditions, then we wouldn't be able to be the second to use them either,” he warned Wednesday.
Putin's words come as Russia continues to shell eastern and southern Ukraine and confronts attacks on its own soil.
President Volodymyr Zelensky said the strikes caused power interruptions in Kyiv and Odesa.
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The Russian Defense Ministry blamed the attacks on Ukraine, which has yet to offer public comment on the explosions.
Putin said, “this means that the fall of the warheads of enemy missiles on the territory of the Russian Federation is inevitable