A bust of the founder of the Soviet Union Vladimir Lenin sits in a forest inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on May 29, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Any chances of the Ukraine war growing into a nuclear conflict must be snuffed out. Photo: AFP
A bust of the founder of the Soviet Union Vladimir Lenin sits in a forest inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on May 29, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Any chances of the Ukraine war growing into a nuclear conflict must be snuffed out. Photo: AFP
Tom Plate
Opinion

Opinion

Tom Plate

No one, China included, wants to see the Ukraine war going nuclear

  • The longer the war ploughs on, the higher the chance of it turning into a nuclear crisis. To reduce the threat, China must put to good use its access to Russian leader Vladimir Putin and help broker a ceasefire

A bust of the founder of the Soviet Union Vladimir Lenin sits in a forest inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on May 29, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Any chances of the Ukraine war growing into a nuclear conflict must be snuffed out. Photo: AFP
A bust of the founder of the Soviet Union Vladimir Lenin sits in a forest inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone on May 29, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Any chances of the Ukraine war growing into a nuclear conflict must be snuffed out. Photo: AFP
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