Here are the places in the US most likely to be hit in a nuclear attack.

Nuclear war is "again within the range of possibility," according to UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

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Russia has previously claimed that it is developing new missiles that could obliterate several US areas.

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High-value assets in North Dakota or Montana would presumably be the main targets of a Russian nuclear assault.

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Russian state media described in 2017 how Moscow would destroy US cities and regions when a nuclear pact fell apart.

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Targets included Camp David, Jim Creek Naval Radio Station in Washington, Fort Ritchie in Maryland, and McClellan Air Force Base in California.

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Plans for a nuclear conflict between the US and Russia have been developed.

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Strategists predict that a nuclear assault will concentrate on neutralising the nuclear forces of the adversary.

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US nuclear submarines might counterattack even if all US intercontinental ballistic missile silos, nuclear weapons, and bombers were destroyed.

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Former CIA director David B. Schwartz thinks Russia has a "0.0% chance" of surviving US nuclear assault.

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He asserts that residents of large cities like New York and Los Angeles shouldn't likely be concerned about being hit by a nuclear missile.

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