Ukraine shelling: Biden says 'reason to believe' Russia conducting false flag operation before invasion

Tensions have spiked along the line that separates Ukrainian forces from Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east, with the parties accusing each other of intensive shelling.

As he departed the White House, Biden said the threat of a Russian invasion into Ukraine isvery high,” and that he believes it could happenin the next several days.

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They have not moved their troops out. They’ve moved more troops in,” 바이든이 말했다. “Every indication we have is they’re prepared to go into Ukraine, attack Ukraine.

President Biden walks on the South Lawn of the White House, 목요일, 2 월. 17, 2022, 워싱턴.

President Biden walks on the South Lawn of the White House, 목요일, 2 월. 17, 2022, 워싱턴. (AP 사진 / 패트릭 세만 스키)

When asked whether diplomacy was still on the table, Biden said yes, pointing to his move to send Secretary of State Antony Blinken to the United Nations Thursday, where he will make a statement andlay out what thatdiplomatic path could be.

Biden said Thursday that despite signs of an imminent invasion, 그는 가지고있다 “no plans to call Putin right now.

I guess it will happen,” 바이든이 말했다, referring to an invasion, and adding, again that thediplomatic path is still available before the deadline.

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Thursday addressed reports of shelling in Ukrainetroubling.

RUSSIA PLANNING UKRAINE FALSE FLAG AS PRETEXT FOR INVASION: 오각형

러시아 continues building up their military presence along Ukraine’s borders including in Crimea, in Belarus and in the Black Sea,” 오스틴이 말했다, 그것을 추가 “in many ways this brings Russian troops right up to NATO’s doorstep.