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Taoiseach Condemns Russia's "Landgrab" Of Ukrainian Territory

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Western world threatened with nuclear weapons

The Taoiseach has condemned what he described as Vladimir Putin's 'landgrab' of Ukrainian territory.

In a speech yesterday, the Russian President said reservists will be called up to the armed forces in a "partial mobilisation" move.

Vladimir Putin also threatened the West with nuclear weapons and announced four occupied regions in Ukraine would hold votes on joining Russia.

He has used a televised address to warn he's "not bluffing".

Speaking through a translator, Vladimir Putin warned he has "various weapons" and isn't afraid to use them:

Micheal Martin says Ireland will continue to support Ukraine on the humanitarian and political front:

 

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