There’s new allegations of a Russian troop build-up along the Ukrainian border, and Western leaders are sounding the alarm over what’s perhaps becoming another brewing showdown near Donbass and the Crimea region.
The Washington Post reported Saturday that “A renewed buildup of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border has raised concern among some officials in the United States and Europe who are tracking what they consider irregular movements of equipment and personnel on Russia’s western flank…”
Putin last summer charged that the West, especially the United States, exercises de fact control over Ukraine’s top leadership.
“We will never allow our historical territories and people close to us living there to be used against Russia,” Putin stated previously. “And to those who will undertake such an attempt, I would like to say that this way they will destroy their own country.” Read more…