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Russia thins out its embassy in Ukraine, a possible clue to Putin’s next move

On January 5, 18 people - mostly the children and wives of Russian diplomats - boarded buses and embarked on a 15-hour drive home to Moscow, according to a senior Ukrainian security official.

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Russia-Ukraine sea encounter highlights jittery nerves in the region

A lumbering ship may not yet be enough to provoke a full-on Russian assault. But with Moscow having amassed nearly 100,000 troops on Ukraine’s borders, along with tanks, fighter aircraft and…

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Ukraine commanders say a Russian invasion would overwhelm them

Budanov outlined his nightmare vision of a Russian invasion that would begin with airstrikes and rocket attacks aimed initially at ammunition depots and trench-bound troops

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