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Mere idea of nuclear conflict is simply inconceivable, says Antonio Guterres at emergency special session of UN General Assembly

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LIVE: 'Enough is enough,' says United Nations chief on Ukraine crisis
Russia- war LIVE updates: In a dramatic escalation of East-West tensions over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, President ordered Russian nuclear forces put on high alert in response to what he called "aggressive statements" by leading powers. Sunday's directive to put Russia's nuclear weapons in an increased state of readiness for launch raised fears that the crisis could boil over into nuclear warfare, whether by design or mistake.

The plans to close its airspace to Russian airlines, fund weapons purchase to and ban some pro-Kremlin media outlets in its latest response to Russia's invasion, European Commission officials said Sunday. The measures, which Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said she expected to be endorsed, would mark the first time the 27-nation bloc finances the purchase and delivery of weapons and equipment to a country under attack.

Amid the mounting tensions, announced that a delegation from the country had agreed to meet with Russian officials for talks. But the Kremlin's ultimate aims in Ukraine and what steps might be enough to satisfy Moscow remained unclear.

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First Published: Mon, February 28 2022. 07:30 IST

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