Chemical weapon fears for Ukraine as Biden says Putin may use them if he keeps losing | World | News

US officials have signalled concern that Russia could use chemical weaponry during its assault on Ukraine. 

Biden personnel have reportedly determined that Vladimir Putin would use chemical weapons before pushing for the nuclear option. 

Politico unveiled the fears, which came from six people “with knowledge of the matter”, as officials ramped up preparations for escalation in Ukraine. 

Those cited by the publication included US and Defense Department officials, who spoke under condition of anonymity.

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