August 17, 2022
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Joe Biden says risk of Russian invasion of Ukraine ‘very high’

Liz Truss says reports of Ukrainian military activity in Donbas are ‘straight out of the Kremlin playbook’

Joe Biden has said he believes Russia is on the brink of invading Ukraine, as he joined Nato allies in warning that shelling in the disputed east of the country may be an attempt to set up the pretext for an incursion.

Claims of attacks by Russian-backed separatists at several locations in Ukraine’s Donbas region, including at a kindergarten and a school, were said to bear the hallmarks of an attempt to incite conflict.

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