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Vladimir Putin's northern Russian mansion has been revealed

Inside Putin's secret mansion hidden deep in Russian forests, complete with '£8,000 bidets and a stolen waterfall'

Brits must prepare for conscription within the next six years, an expert has said.

All Brits must brace for conscription ‘within six years’ unless Putin is defeated, expert warns

It comes as fears of a conflict with Russia escalate

US to store nuclear weapons in new RAF facility as Nato countries warned to prepare for Putin conflict

Putin has issued fresh threats to the UK's allies

Putin warns UK's Nato allies 'you don't understand what will follow' in chilling new threat amid fear of war with Russia

General Richard Shirreff (R) has warned Brits face conscription

Brits aged up to 60 face conscription, former top military general warns, as Whitehall draws up plans for 'volunteer army'

The Army's chief has said Britain needs a 'citizen army'

British military drawing up plans for 500,000-strong 'citizen army' as top general warns UK 'stumbling into war'

'No wonder armed forces numbers are so low,' Ben McBean bemoaned

War hero Ben McBean says Brits would need to be dragged ‘kicking and screaming’ if conscripted to fight in Russia

The British military is too small, the army chief warned

PM's rebuke to Army chief who warned British conscripts may be needed for ‘citizen army’ to fight future war with Russia

Tobias Ellwood warned that the UK has become complacent

'There's a 1939 feel': Tobias Ellwood warns UK 'complacent' after army chief says Brits face being called up to fight

A Russian plane crashed near the border with Ukraine

Russian military plane crashes near Ukrainian border, as Kremlin claims Ukraine shot it down

The British military is too small, the army chief will warn

British public will be called up to fight if UK goes to war because ‘military is too small’, Army chief warns

Science educator Bill Nye, looks at the 'Doomsday Clock,' shortly before the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announces the latest decision on the 'Doomsday Clock' minute hand.

Doomsday Clock remains at 90 seconds to midnight for second year in a row - with experts citing war and climate crisis

Russia could calculate that it could use a nuke without Western response

Putin 'prepared to use nuke' against UK and Nato 'because he believes West would be too scared to respond'

Military spending needs to increase, Tobias Ellwood has warned.

Military spending needs to increase if Britain is to step up to growing foreign threats, warns Tory MP Tobias Ellwood

The British army is 'too small', US generals have warned

Ministers urged to 'get a grip' on the army as troop numbers fall, with NATO warning of war with Russia within 20 years

NATO countries face an all-our war with Russia within the next 20 years

NATO urges civilians in the West to prepare for all-out war with Russia within 20 years

Fish and chips could be under threat

'Weaponising food': Britains' fish and chips 'under threat from Russia' as Putin considers tearing up decades-old deal

Kelin spoke to Andrew Marr about Russia's bloody invasion of Ukraine

Sunak's new defence agreement with Ukraine 'controversial because it doesn't help Russia', Moscow's ambassador says