U.S. Says Russia Planned to Fabricate Pretext for Invasion

U.S. Says Russia Planned to Fabricate Pretext for Invasion

This post was originally published on this siteOfficials said Russia was planning a fake video showing an attack by Ukrainians on Russian territory or Russian speakers in eastern Ukraine.

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U.S. troops to head to Eastern Europe as Russia masses forces on Ukraine’s border

U.S. troops to head to Eastern Europe as Russia masses forces on Ukraine’s border

This post was originally published on this sitePentagon press secretary John Kirby announced Wednesday that thousands of U.S. troops will be sent to Eastern Europe. The move comes during a major military buildup of Russian forces near Ukraine.

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Pentagon to deploy 3,000 troops to Europe as tensions spike with Russia over Ukraine

Pentagon to deploy 3,000 troops to Europe as tensions spike with Russia over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe Pentagon will send 3,000 troops to Germany, Romania and Poland this week. President Joe Biden had put 8,500 troops on heightened alert last week.     

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US boosts European troops amid fears Russia may invade Ukraine

US boosts European troops amid fears Russia may invade Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteThe US president is to send troops to Poland and Germany amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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Senators near a deal on sanctions against Russia if it invades Ukraine

Senators near a deal on sanctions against Russia if it invades Ukraine

This post was originally published on this siteA bipartisan group of Senators is getting close to finalizing a Russia sanctions bill to deter any aggressive action from Ukraine’s eastern neighbor.

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Why Russia-Ukraine Tensions Are So Hard to Defuse: QuickTake

Why Russia-Ukraine Tensions Are So Hard to Defuse: QuickTake

This post was originally published on this siteRussia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula ignited the tensest standoff between Moscow and the West since the Cold War. The region remains deadlocked, following years of conflict between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east. Since November, the U.S. has been...

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The U.S. Needs To Rethink Its Approach to Ukraine and Russia

The U.S. Needs To Rethink Its Approach to Ukraine and Russia

This post was originally published on this site  This week, American and Russian officials are engaged in a diplomatic brawl over rising tensions in Ukraine. While Russia has denied that the 100,000 troops stationed on the Ukrainian border are gearing up for an invasion, President Joe Biden has begun to...

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State Department orders Embassy employees’ families to leave Belarus

State Department orders Embassy employees’ families to leave Belarus

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Department of State on Monday ordered the departure of family members of government employees in Belarus and issued a do not travel advisory for the Eastern European country, which is closely aligned with Russia.Monday’s order,…

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Russia, US clash at UN over Ukraine crisis as oligarchs threatened

Russia, US clash at UN over Ukraine crisis as oligarchs threatened

This post was originally published on this site Russia and the United States clashed over Ukraine at the UN Security Council Monday, as London and Washington threatened to slap sanctions on wealthy Russian oligarchs if the ex-Soviet state is attacked. French leader Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke...

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UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine crisis ends in standoff between US and Russia

UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine crisis ends in standoff between US and Russia

This post was originally published on this siteThe US Ambassador to the United Nations declared Monday that Russia “didn’t give us the answers that any of us would’ve hoped that they would provide” after a tense United Nations Security Council meeting over Moscow’s escalation along the border with Ukraine ended...

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