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From today’s episode of the 5 Things podcast: Russian generals reportedly discuss use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine

Russia is trying to turn the tide on the battlefield. Additionally, USA TODAY National Correspondent Rick Jervis talks about the dire situation faced by migrants being transported by bus across the country, we consider what graphic video of the deaths tells us about trauma desensitization, the USA TODAY national correspondent Marc Ramirez examines how transgender youth and their families must uproot their lives and monarch butterflies are shipped to Texas to help expedite the migration.

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Taylor Wilson:

Hello. I’m Taylor Wilson and here are 5 things you need to know Thursday, November 3, 2022. Today Russia discusses the use of tactical nuclear weapons, as well as the dire situation faced by migrants being transported by bus to across the United States and insight into why people are so trauma insensitive.

Fears over nuclear weapons persist in Ukraine and according to a New York Times report yesterday, senior Russian military officials recently discussed when and how Moscow might use a tactical nuclear weapon to reverse its battlefield struggles. . The Times said Russian President Vladimir Putin was not part of the conversations. US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters yesterday that the United States currently had no indication that Russia was preparing to use tactical nuclear weapons. Yet Putin has made veiled threats to do so, and more recently Russia has claimed that Ukraine is considering using a dirty radiation bomb. Ukrainian officials deny these claims, but such rhetoric could be used to escalate the war. The UN Security Council yesterday rejected a Russian request to investigate unfounded allegations that the United States and Ukraine are carrying out military biological activities that violate international law.


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