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# border-tensions - Monday 21 February, 2022

Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops into two rebel regions in Ukraine to 'maintain peace'
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Vladimir Putin orders Russian troops into two rebel regions in Ukraine to 'maintain peace'

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 10:45 PM 161,748 Views 155 Comments
  • Putin signed mutual aid agreements with rebel leaders in the Kremlin.
  • European Union leaders warned the bloc and its allies will react with sanctions.
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he had convened his own National Security and Defence Council

# border-tensions - Saturday 12 February, 2022

Putin slams Western 'provocation' as he holds almost 3 hrs of calls with Biden and Macron
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Putin slams Western 'provocation' as he holds almost 3 hrs of calls with Biden and Macron

Updated Feb 12th 2022, 5:40 PM 52,416 Views 90 Comments

Russian officials scoffed at the American claims with a Foreign ministry spokeswoman accusing the White House of “hysteria”.

# border-tensions - Sunday 6 February, 2022

US 'not sending forces to start a war' as officials say Russia preparing for Ukraine invasion
# Intelligence Assessments
# Intelligence Assessments

US 'not sending forces to start a war' as officials say Russia preparing for Ukraine invasion

Updated Feb 6th 2022, 3:35 PM 44,763 Views 82 Comments

Ukraine today insisted the chance of resolving the soaring tensions with Russia through diplomacy remained greater than that of an attack.

# border-tensions - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Russia moves more troops westwards amid Ukraine tensions
# War Games
# War Games

Russia moves more troops westwards amid Ukraine tensions

Jan 18th 2022, 6:36 PM 25,204 Views 70 Comments

The Kremlin said the drills are intended to practice a joint response to external threats by the alliance of Russia and Belarus.

# border-tensions - Sunday 26 December, 2021

Russia completes 10,000-troop drills near Ukraine
# Border Tensions
# Border Tensions

Russia completes 10,000-troop drills near Ukraine

Dec 26th 2021, 11:05 AM 21,447 Views 25 Comments

Western countries have accused Russia of massing upwards of 100,000 troops near Ukraine ahead of a possible invasion.