Ukraine tension: Biden says he thinks Putin will 'move in'
The US president says he thinks Russia's leader will 'move in' but does not want a 'full-blown war'.
Asked at a news conference about the threat of a Russian invasion, he said: "My guess is he will move in, he has to do something."It is estimated to have about 100,000 troops close to Ukraine's borders.In aRussia has made a raft of demands to Western governments, including that Ukraine should never join Nato and that the defensive alliance's military activities should be limited in member states including Poland.
Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in 2014 after the overthrow of a pro-Russian government in Ukraine. It has supported pro-Russian rebels who control parts of eastern Ukraine in a bloody war with government forces.Asked for his views on Mr Putin's intentions, Mr Biden said: "Do I think he'll test the West? Test the United States and Nato as significantly as he can? Yes, I think he will but I think he'll pay a serious and dear price for it."Read more: BBC News (UK) »
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FoxNews CNNPolitics POTUS Just to be clear, if Russians make a 'minor incursion' into Texas, would Biden also think that would be OK ? - apparently it's absolutely fine if they do it in other countries 🤨 Of course he will, who is going to stop him? NATO influenced by left leaning do-gooders & there is zero public opinion on this… until it hits them in the pocket when energy prices hike to record highs. This is exactly where vanilla politics gets you.
And WWII the war to end all wars. Created all of 11 days peace to date. It is just too sad this world. Our grandparents fought and died for 11 days peace 😢😩😩😩😩 I literally hate politicians right now POTUS says a lot of ridiculous things. China should 'move in' to taiwan at same time, who will america fight then lmao
This is how ww2 started. Welcome to the start of ww3.. clearly no lessons from the millions upon millions dead hasn't been learnt. China will be next, followed by Iran, the taliban, seria and NK.
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If diplomacy fails with Russia, we all lose. Biden must not abandon talks | Chris S ChivvisHawks in DC are calling for more US involvement in Ukraine. But that would increase the risk of direct US-Russia conflict If CChivvis were advising FDR before WWII broke out, we would all be speaking German. His argument is beyond specious. Putin's criminal crew only responds to brute force. Who assigned z terrible US as police of z planet?US is acting as a police of our planet just only 2preserve its selfish interests not 2make justice prevails.Actually, there is no justice in z capitalism that adopts z principle of darwinian survival of z fittest.Struggle 2survive! The Biden administration is the worst warmonger in 30 years.
War fears surge as Putin plots ‘full-scale invasion’ and may attack Ukraine ‘at any point’VLADMIR PUTIN could be on the brink of invading Ukraine as UK defence chiefs fear he has opted for a 'nightmare scenario'. Yes after 8 Years Daily Lier at Work xD PS: Do you really Suppport facists? It's quite important to know that 1/4 of Ukraine self identify as Russia.
Brits help Ukraine fight Putin's tanks as country braces for Russian invasionBritish troops are training Ukrainian soldiers in anti-tank warfare. As part of Operation Orbital, some British special forces might act as advisers at strategic positions
Russia holds sniper drills and 'sends missiles to Ukraine border'Video shows Putin's army carrying out shooting exercises in the Rostov region bordering Ukraine on Monday, with up to 100,000 stationed on the border. We should ask Putin to be reasonable and we propose peace talks, I suggest any former Nobel prize winners for this job, or how about Gorbachev?
Ukraine: Blinken flies to Europe amid Russia invasion fearsRussia denies any plan to attack Ukraine but tensions are high as troops mass near the border. I still don’t believe Putin will invade Ukraine. Biden simply can’t look soft after the invasion. Germany’s resistance to tough actions against Russia will break. Stop the war mongering. If your anonymous “reporting” on Ukraine wasn’t such rubbish - and it’s junk journalism much the same (pretending to accurately describe such a serious situation) it would all be risible...
Media caption, Joe Biden: "It is going to be a disaster for Russia if they further invade Ukraine" US President Joe Biden has said he thinks his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will "move in" on Ukraine, but does not want "full-blown war". Asked at a news conference about the threat of a Russian invasion, he said: "My guess is he will move in, he has to do something." But he warned that the Russian leader would pay a "serious and dear price" for "testing" the West. Moscow denies planning to attack or invade but has built up its forces. It is estimated to have about 100,000 troops close to Ukraine's borders. White House officials later issued a statement clarifying the US position, after about whether the US would allow a small incursion into Ukraine following his comments. In a statement issued on Wednesday night, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said: "If any Russian military forces move across the Ukrainian border, that's a renewed invasion, and it will be met with a swift, severe, and united response from the United States and our Allies." Russia has made a raft of demands to Western governments, including that Ukraine should never join Nato and that the defensive alliance's military activities should be limited in member states including Poland. Talks between the West and Russia last week failed to reach a breakthrough, with some of Moscow's demands rejected as non-starters. Is Russia preparing to invade Ukraine? Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimean peninsula in 2014 after the overthrow of a pro-Russian government in Ukraine. It has supported pro-Russian rebels who control parts of eastern Ukraine in a bloody war with government forces. There are fears that the conflict, which has cost at least 13,000 lives and caused at least two million people to flee their homes, may reignite, with the Russian military openly intervening. Putin will 'test the West' Asked for his views on Mr Putin's intentions, Mr Biden said: "Do I think he'll test the West? Test the United States and Nato as significantly as he can? Yes, I think he will but I think he'll pay a serious and dear price for it." "He's never seen sanctions like the ones I promised will be imposed if he moves," Mr Biden said, adding that the exact level of punishment would depend on the scale of any invasion. Asked how concerned he was about the possibility of a conflict in Ukraine sucking in neighbouring Nato states, he said: "The only war that is worse than one that's intended is when it's unintended and what I'm concerned about is that this could get out of hand. "I am hoping that Vladimir Putin understands that he is, short of a full-blown nuclear war, he is not in a very good position to dominate the world. And so I don't think he thinks that, but it is a concern." He also said it was "very important" Nato allies stay on the same page in the face of a potential Russian attack. Mr Biden said that the US remains open for discussions with Russia and that a summit with Mr Putin is still a "possibility." US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Friday, after a visit to Ukraine and talks with European allies in Berlin. Speaking in Kyiv, Mr Blinken said Russia could attack Ukraine "on very short notice" and warned again of tough sanctions if it did. Biden blows the cover on Nato unity Administration officials and Nato allies can't be happy about Biden spelling out Nato differences so publicly and clearly. The relentless public messaging has been about unity. But the president has revealed the cracks beneath that, prompting a question about whether he's giving Putin permission for an incursion. Now the president has clearly stated what everyone privately knew - that Nato is united on what the response should be to an invasion, but not to an incursion: "There are differences in what countries are willing to do depending on what happens. "If Russian forces cross the border killing Ukrainians, that changes everything. It depends what he does in terms of getting unity in Nato." More on this story