In recent weeks, the build-up of tens of thousands of Russian troops on Ukraine's borders has stoked fears of an invasion
While Moscow and the West are mulling their next steps, NATO said it was bolstering its deterrence in the Baltic Sea region, and the US ordered 8,500 troops on higher alert for potential deployment to Europe
White House looks to undercut Vladimir Putin’s plans by exposing them in a so-called “prebuttal” that undercuts their effectiveness better than an after-the-fact explanation
Whereas the Russian elite has struggled to accept its loss of oversight in the 'near abroad', Ukrainians have largely embraced their country’s independence
Joe Biden calls Ukrainian president, commits to supporting its sovereignty and territorial integrity
Biden reaffirmed the readiness of the United States along with its allies and partners to respond decisively if Russia further invades Ukraine
Tensions have soared in recent weeks, as the United States and its NATO allies expressed fear of 100,000 Russian troops near Ukraine
Ukrainian soldiers in Zolote 4 have been defending against Russian encroachment for years. They are just a few hundred meters from pro-Russia separatist fighters, who are on the other side of a checkpoint that no one can safely cross
That mission the one for which NATO was founded way back in 1949 is a short cut to alliance unity. The alliance's stock in 2022 is higher now than it has been for several years
The embassy said it is closely monitoring the situation and asked Indian citizens to continuously follow its website for updates
Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said NATO will 'take all necessary measures to protect and defend all allies'
The challenge for Biden, NATO and the European Union is whether their collective resolve and solidarity can protect Ukraine's vision of itself as part of the West, and whether Putin's Russian nationalist ambitions in the region will succeed or fail
Ukraine’s layered history offers a window into the complex nation it is today and why it is continuously under threat
The claims are adding to tensions between Russia and the West over European security, with a recent bout of failed negotiations bringing little relief
The UK government made the claim based on an intelligence assessment, without providing evidence to back it up. It comes amid high tensions between Moscow and the West over Russia’s designs on Ukraine
London said it had seen evidence that several former Ukrainian politicians had maintained links with Russian intelligence services
Kay-Achim Schoenbach said the idea that Russia wanted to invade Ukraine was 'nonsense', adding that Putin deserved respect
US President Joe Biden's 'minor incursion' slip complicates West's avowed response to Ukraine situation
Biden drew widespread criticism for saying that retaliating for Russian aggression in Ukraine would depend on the details. It's one thing if it's a minor incursion and we end up having a fight about what to do and not do, he said.
Biden said the US was preparing for Russia to take action that fell outside the parameters of a conventional warfare.
Russia has denied it is planning an invasion and has, in turn, accused the West of plotting 'provocations' in Ukraine
Since 2014, the United States has provided Ukraine with about $2.5 billion in defence assistance, including anti-tank missiles and radars