As the war in Ukraine marks 594 days, the heads of the Russian Parliament will debate this Monday the revocation of ratification of a treaty banning nuclear tests after President Vladimir Putin hinted at the possibility that Russiaresume nuclear testing for the first time in more than three decades.
The resumption of nuclear tests by Russia, the United States or China could mark the beginning of a new arms race between the great powerswhich stopped nuclear testing in the years after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.
The Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, warned during his videoconference before the NATO parliamentary assembly, that “This is not the time to retire from the international scene” and asked for unity from the West.
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen calls on “the transatlantic community” to “don’t get tired of war”at the annual session of the Atlantic Alliance held in Copenhagen.
From Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dimitri Peskov assured that “sooner or later Western support for kyiv would begin to decline.”