Russian military build-up continues, despite Moscow’s promises of a drawdown

Russian military build-up continues, despite Moscow’s promises of a drawdown

That continued deployment without an end date shatters weeks of claims from both Russian and Belarusian leaders that Moscow’s troops and tanks would go home quickly, and adds a new element of tension as new deployments of Russian helicopters and fighter planes continue to flow into the country. As late as Thursday, Belarus’ foreign minister … Read more

Biden and Zelensky agree on importance of “diplomacy and deterrence” amid acceleration of Russian buildup

Biden and Zelensky agree on importance of “diplomacy and deterrence” amid acceleration of Russian buildup

President Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday “agreed on the importance of continuing to pursue diplomacy and deterrence,” the White House said in a readout of the call. why it matters: The 50-minute call comes a day after Biden spoke by phone with Vladimir Putin, warning the Russian president that the US and … Read more

‘Dangerous moment’: Russian naval buildup near Ukraine hits Cold War levels

‘Dangerous moment’: Russian naval buildup near Ukraine hits Cold War levels

Moscow’s opening of a potential new front to Ukraine’s south came into full view Wednesday, when six amphibious ships moved into the Black Sea as Russia declared off-limits swaths of international waters surrounding occupied Crimea and the Ukrainian city of Odessa. The massing of naval forces has happened quietly, while much of the world’s attention … Read more

Leaders push for diplomacy as Russia continues Ukraine troop buildup

Leaders push for diplomacy as Russia continues Ukraine troop buildup

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