October 2, 2023


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Putin Troop Buildup Near Ukraine Raises Concerns of Potential 2022 Invasion, U.S. Officials Say

WASHINGTON—Russian President Vladimir Putin is amassing a drive expected to total one hundred seventy five,000 troops near Russia’s border with Ukraine, supplying him the ability for a opportunity invasion of his neighbor by early 2022, administration officers said Friday.

The officers, citing new intelligence stories that incorporate illustrations or photos from spy satellites, said the Russian armed forces buildup differs markedly from an before massing of troops in the spring. When concluded, they said, it will be two times the measurement of that prior buildup. In addition, Russia has embarked on a speedy mobilization of reservists.