Ukraine news: Russia increases nuclear defences and restrictions 36 nations from airspace

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    Vladimir Putin declares the relocation is available in action to so-called ‘aggression’ from Nato– and the UK in specific (Pictures: AP/Getty Images)

    Russian nuclear deterrent forces have actually been placed on high alert after Vladimir Putin provided the order to his armed force.

    Command posts of all of Russia’s nuclear forces have actually been increased with extra workers, the nation’s defence minister Sergei Shoigu has actually notified the president.

    It uses to all parts of Russian nuclear forces– consisting of the tactical rocket forces that supervise land-based global ballistic rockets, the Northern and Pacific Fleets that have actually submarine-launched global ballistic rockets, and the long-range air travel that has a fleet of nuclear-capable tactical bombers.

    The nation likewise closed its airspace to 36 nations in a vindictive relocation today.

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    Airlines from nations including the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and Canada are barred.

    The move comes in response to the EU banning ‘for Russian-owned, Russian registered or Russian-controlled aircraft’ on Sunday.

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