Russia war panic: Putin can paralyse enemy within days – thousands deployed to border
And Dmytro Kuleba said the force being assembled by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin was fully equipped to paralyse his country within days – while Ukraine’s top diplomat also took a clear swipe at Brussels for its failure to grasp the nettle when it came to economic sanctions. Tension in the region continues to mount, with large numbers of Russian soldiers pressed against Ukraine’s eastern border, where Government troops have been battling Russian separatists.
Additionally, widely circulated footage has shown tanks and other materiel being transported through Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.
Western officials say the concentration of forces is now larger than during that annexation.
Mr Kuleba told an online press conference yesterday: “Russian troops continue to arrive in close proximity to our borders in the northeast, in the east and in the south.