Dutton warns of 'bloody scenes' if Russia-Ukraine tensions escalate

25/01/2022 8:25:00 AM

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has warned there will “bloody scenes” and be “tens of thousands” of deaths if Russia decides to invade Ukraine.

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Peter Dutton said Australia would like to see Russia 'step back' amid fears tensions could implode and leave 'tens of thousands' of Ukrainians dead.

Defence Minister Peter Dutton has warned there will “bloody scenes” and be “tens of thousands” of deaths if Russia decides to invade Ukraine .

The risk is related to the increased Russian military presence near the border, the update said, and Australians in Ukraine should leave immediately “if it is safe to do so”.“It’s a precarious position that Ukraine finds itself in to say the least,” Mr Dutton told AM Agenda host Laura Jayes.

Stream more political news with Flash. Stay up to date with more than 20 global & local news sources. New to Flash? Try 14 days free now Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gary Ramage“The Russians have been quite obvious in their intent. They’re amassing troops on the border, they’re positioning assets.

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Australians warned to leave Ukraine as fears grow over RussiaThe US President will hold crisis talks with European leaders this morning, amid fears Russia is set to invade Ukraine . CGreenbank9 9News DETAILS:

Australians warned to leave Ukraine as fears grow over RussiaBREAKING: The Australian Government has updated its travel advice and also directed dependants of embassy staff in Kyiv to leave, 'reflecting the increased risk of armed conflict'. 9News We’re taking that approach? But only if you’re triple vaccinated.

Mr Dutton appeared on Sky News Australia on Tuesday morning after the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade overnight raised its travel advice for Ukraine to Do Not Travel “due to the risk of armed conflict”.The US State Department has ordered the families of all American personnel at the US Embassy in Ukraine to leave the country amid heightened fears of a Russian invasion.Ukraine in ‘precarious position’ as Russia readies troops at border 2 minutes ago Defence Minister Peter Dutton says Ukraine is in a “precarious position” as Russia gathers troops along the border.NATO sends additional ships and fighter jets to eastern Europe.

The risk is related to the increased Russian military presence near the border, the update said, and Australians in Ukraine should leave immediately “if it is safe to do so”. “It’s a precarious position that Ukraine finds itself in to say the least,” Mr Dutton told AM Agenda host Laura Jayes. It also said that non-essential embassy staff could leave Ukraine at government expense. Stream more political news with Flash. He also criticised Russia’s position against Ukraine and said many countries “just don’t see any sense” in the approach. Stay up to date with more than 20 global & local news sources. State Department officials stressed the Kyiv embassy would remain open and the announcement did not constitute an evacuation. New to Flash? Try 14 days free now Picture: NCA NewsWire / Gary Ramage “The Russians have been quite obvious in their intent. ( ) The Netherlands also plans to send two F-35 fighter aircraft to Bulgaria from April.

They’re amassing troops on the border, they’re positioning assets. ( Supplied: Reuters ) The move had been under consideration for some time and does not reflect an easing of US support for Ukraine, the officials said. “I think Australia, as you would expect like every other country, wants to see the Russians to step back. “It would result in tens of thousands of people losing their lives in Ukraine and to what end?” Mr Dutton said Australia does not expect to receive a request for assistance amid the heightened tensions. However, the Russian Foreign Ministry has accused NATO countries of escalating tensions around Ukraine with disinformation. “Australia’s responsibility is within our region,” he said. Civilian participants in a Kyiv Territorial Defence unit train on January 22 in Kyiv, Ukraine. Ukraine, and its access to the Black Sea, is strategically important to Russia.

Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images He added that support to Ukraine is important and is being provided by countries close to the region or those who have vested interest in the circumstances of the tension. NATO on Monday said it had put forces on standby and was sending fighter jets to Europe, while the US revealed 8,500 troops are on alert. “At the moment, we hope the deterrence can mean that the Russians step back and that they don’t continue on what looks like a path to conflict with Ukraine,” Mr Dutton said. “Because as I say tens of thousands of people will die, there will be bloody scenes.  “And it hasn’t been in our recent psyche because everyone’s been taken over by COVID but it’s not too long ago we’ve seen tragic scenes in that part of the world and we want to make sure they’re not repeated. "All this is happening not because of what we, Russia, are doing.

“This is a very, very serious situation.” .