Boris Johnson

Putin threatened: "It will only last a minute"

Former Prime Minister of Great Britain said that Vladimir Putin threatened him with a missile attack during an emergency telephone conversation on the eve of the Russian attack on Ukraine.
In a BBC documentary about Putin's talks with world leaders, Boris Johnson said that Putin told him that such a missile attack "would only last a minute."

Boris Johnson: Putin threatened to lob missile at me

President Vladimir Putin threatened to personally target Boris Johnson with a missile attack just before ordering Russian forces into Ukraine, the former UK prime minister has claimed.

The apparent threat came in a phone call just ahead of the invasion on February 24, according to a new BBC documentary to be broadcast on Monday.

Medvedev: If a Nuclear Power Loses a War, it can Trigger a Nuclear Conflict

"A possible military loss suffered by a nuclear power could trigger a nuclear conflict," said Dmitry Medvedev.

"Nuclear forces do not suffer losses in major conflicts on which their fate depends on - this should be obvious to every Western politician," Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev wrote on Telegram today, quoted by TASS.

Editorial: Letter from London

Britain's political fiasco is unprecedented.

Since 2016, the erstwhile strong and respected Great Britain had to change four prime ministers, and now it is looking for a fifth.

The case of Liz Truss, however, was beyond imagination. She remained in office for just 44 days, a shorter time span than the campaign in which she was elected Tory leader.

Rishi Sunak to become Britain’s next prime minister

Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak won the race to be leader of the Conservative Party on Monday and will become Britain's next prime minister _ the third this year.

The former Treasury chief will be Britain's first leader of color, and faces the task of stabilizing the party and country at a time of economic and political turbulence.