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U.S. Intelligence Sees Signs Russia Is Planning Massive Military Offensive Against Ukraine
The Biden administration is sounding the alarm, warning of a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine at a time when tensions have been increasing between Washington and Moscow.
Joe Biden pledges to make any Russian invasion of Ukraine 'very, very difficult'
Joe Biden he said he would make it "very, very difficult" for Russia to launch any invasion of Ukraine, which warned that a large-scale attack could be planned for next month.
Blinken says Russia could move on Ukraine 'on short order'
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin could quickly order an invasion of Ukraine if he had a pretext for doing so but that NATO allies stand ready to inflict heavy sanctions on Russia's economy if that happens.
Putin demands NATO guarantees not to expand eastward
President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow would seek Western guarantees that would preclude any further NATO expansion and deployment of its weapons near Russia s borders.
Russia: Covid-denying rebel monk jailed for encouraging suicides
A rebel Russian monk who castigated the Kremlin and denied that the coronavirus existed has been convicted on accusations of encouraging suicides and given a three-and-a-half-year prison sentence.
Zelenskiy Says Ukraine Uncovers Coup Plot Involving Russians; Kremlin Denies Role - Towleroad Gay News
By Natalia Zinets and Pavel Polityuk
Zelenskiy Says Ukraine Uncovers Coup Plot Involving Russians; Kremlin Denies Role - Towleroad Gay News
By Natalia Zinets and Pavel Polityuk
Analysis | When Energy Pipelines Are Political, Everyone Suffers
The placement of energy pipelines has always been shaped by political considerations, often at the expense of commercial ones.
Putin accuses the West of taking Russia's red lines' too lightly
Russian president says Moscow needs serious security guarantees from the West, accuses NATO of destroying all mechanisms for dialogue.
Vladimir Putin Denies Stoking the Migrant Crisis at the Belarus-Poland Border
President Vladimir Putin said Russia isn't behind the migrant crisis playing out at the Poland-Belarus border, but instead is ready to help resolve it.