Russia-Ukraine War News Updates: Moscow warns nuclear war risks now ‘considerable’; UK dismisses it as ‘bravado’

Russia-Ukraine War Live Today News, Ukraine Russia Updates, World War 3 News, 26 Apr: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Monday that Ukraine risks provoking World War III and said the threat of a nuclear conflict “should not be underestimated.”
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Russia Ukraine War Crisis Live: British armed forces minister James Heappey said on Tuesday he did not think there was an imminent threat of escalation in the war in Ukraine, dismissing comments by Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov as bravado.
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Earlier Lavrov told the world not to underestimate the considerable risks of nuclear conflict, and said Nato’s supply of weapons to Ukraine “in essence” meant that the Western alliance was engaged in a proxy war with Russia.

In other news, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday held talks with his Polish counterpart Zbigniew Rau and shared assessments and views on Ukraine. Jaishankar also thanked him for facilitating the evacuation of Indian students during Operation Ganga. News agency Reuters, quoting a trade source and an Indian government source, reported that Russian and Indian officials met last week in an effort to resolve an impasse over the shipping of coking coal to Indian steelmakers, which has dried up since March over payment methods.]