EU executive tells Putin to stop ‘reckless’ nuclear gamble

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By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) -Russian President Vladimir Putin latest steps in the war against Russia show his desperation, and he has resorted to a “reckless” nuclear gamble to further escalate tensions, the European Union’s executive said on Wednesday. Earlier, Putin ordered Russia’s first mobilisation since World War Two and backed a plan to annex swathes of Ukraine, warning the West he was not bluffing when he said he would be ready to use nuclear weapons to defend Russia. “This is just another proof that Putin is not interested in peace, that he’s interested in escalating this…

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