Possible firearm prompts increased police presence in Southgate, Ont. Wednesday afternoon

Ontario Provincial Police officers. (File Photo) Ontario Provincial Police officers. (File Photo)

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Putin calls nuclear weapons a tool of deterrence in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday hailed the annexation of Ukrainian territories as a major achievement and said his country's nuclear weapons serve as a tool of deterrence in the war that the Kremlin calls a 'special military operation.'