Cornered by war, Putin makes another nuclear threat

              A Ukrainian soldier inspects ammunition left by the Russian troops in the recently retaken area close to Izium, Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Oleksandr Ratushniak)
              Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while delivering a speech during an event to celebrate the 1160th anniversary of Russian statehood in Veliky Novgorod, Russia, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. Veliky Novgorod is one of the oldest cities in Russia, being first mentioned in the 9th century. (Ilya Pitalev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
              In this photo taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu speaks during a meeting in the Russian Defense Ministry office in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022. General Staff chief, Gen. Valery Gerasimov, right, and Deputy Defense Minister Ruslan Tsalikov, left, attend the meeting. Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced a partial mobilization in Russia as the fighting reaches nearly seven months. Shoigu said in a televised interview Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022 that conscripts and students won't be mobilized only those with relevant combat and service experience will be. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)