Russia facing rising tension from NATO
Manchester Evening News|January 25, 2022
TENSIONS are soaring between Russia and the West, with Nato outlining a series of potential troop and ship deployments and Ireland warning that upcoming Russian war games off its coast would not be welcome.

The statements on Monday come as concerns abound that Moscow is planning to invade Ukraine.

The Western alliance's statement summed up moves already announced by individual member countries, but restating them under the Nato banner appeared to be aimed at showing the alliance's resolve.

It was just one of a series of announcements that signalled the West is ramping up its rhetoric in the Jens Stoltenberg information war that has accompanied the Ukraine stand-off.

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