Is it possible that Vladimir Putin would use nuclear weapons?

It’s an unthinkable idea. Is it possible that Russian President Vladimir Putin would use nuclear weapons as part of the Ukrainian conflict?

In this political documentary about the war in Ukraine on BBC Select, esteemed British broadcaster Jon Snow explores the chances of this kind of escalation as the Russian strategic nuclear force is put on high alert. If Putin went nuclear, what would be the consequences for the world?

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