On this Back Story Dana Lewis speaks to UK (Ret) Rear Admiral John Gower, who says Russia is increasing the nuclear threat level as President Putin pledged to move tactical nuclear weapons to neighbouring Belarus.
Gower also speaks about why nuclear submarines for Australia are needed, but cautions about why arming those SSNs with cruise missiles, if indeed the U.S. proceeds with rearming it's cruise missile arsenal with nuclear warheads raises risks.
And in Kyiv, Valeriia Kolomiiets, Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine for European Integration says the Wagner Group fighting for Russia, is in her view committing war crimes. She discussed the many war crimes being investigated by a European tribunal, and the Int. Criminal Court in the Hague.