Russian troops have begun military exercises along the Ukrainian border, despite a long-running dispute. In Europe and Western countries, reports of Russian troops encircling the Ukrainian border have intensified. Meanwhile, it has been reported that Joe Biden will speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone on Saturday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has threatened to launch an attack on Ukraine at any time, according to US government officials. He claimed that Russia has encircled Ukraine’s border on three sides and deployed its army, navy, and air force.
A satellite image revealed that the Russian army surrounded Ukraine on three sides.
Three sides of the Ukraine border have been surrounded by Russian troops. This was revealed by the most recent satellite image. At the border, more than 550 tents have been set up. In addition, Russia has begun naval exercises in the Ozov Sea, which borders Ukraine. Ukraine claims that Russia has severed all ties with the international water supply.
Russia may launch an attack ahead of the Winter Olympics.
According to reports, US intelligence officials previously believed that Vladimir Putin would attack after the Winter Olympics to avoid angering his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, but now believe that Russia will end the Winter Olympics on February 20. I can’t wait for it to happen. The Winter Olympics in Beijing, China’s capital, will end on February 20.
We are seeing Russia’s increasing steps, according to Jake Sullivan, National Security Adviser to US President Joe Biden. On the Ukrainian border, Russia has deployed a new army. As a result, it’s being speculated that Russia will only be able to attack Ukraine during the Winter Olympics.
Sanctions against Russia can be imposed by Western countries.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been warned by US Vice President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and French President Emmanuel Macron. According to reports, if the situation does not return to normal within 24 hours, Western countries can impose harsh sanctions on Russia.
The United States and the United Kingdom have issued an appeal to their citizens to leave Ukraine.
In light of the heightened tensions, the United States has urged its citizens to return home from Ukraine as soon as possible. We are currently monitoring the situation, according to US President Joe Biden. We strongly encourage our citizens to leave Ukraine and immigrate to the United States as soon as possible. All citizens have been advised to return within 24-48 hours, according to the US State Department.
Many more countries followed America in appealing to citizens to return.
Following the lead of the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, Japan, Latvia, and Denmark have all called on their citizens to leave Ukraine. On the other hand, the United States has ruled out sending troops to Ukraine to assist. The Pentagon dispatched 3,000 troops to Poland on Friday.