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Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine Will Lead More Countries to Go Nuclear, Portnikov Says

December 12, 2014

Staunton, December 6 – Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and the failure of the West so far to repel it has a longer-term consequence that few are prepared to face: The Kremlin leader’s actions will lead ever more countries to seek to build or otherwise acquire nuclear weapons as the only reliable means of self-defense. […]