Cold War Hots Up Over Ukraine As US Mulls Sending Troops To Region
The Times of India Mumbai|January 25, 2022
Nato Steps Up Readiness With Jets & Ships; More US Arms Arrive In Kyiv
Chidanand.Rajghatta

Washington: Washington’s Cold War with Moscow that was thought to have ended 30plus years ago has heated up dramatically. The US and its Nato allies are rushing armaments to Ukraine and other countries bordering Russia and considering deploying from 5,000 troops initially to 50,000 eventually in the region.

The US and UK also ordered families of its diplomats to leave Kyiv, citing the “threat of Russian military action”, in moves Ukraine itself said was “premature”, even as Moscow massed 1,00,000 troops on its borders. “The security conditions, particularly along Ukraine’s borders, in Russia-occupied Crimea, and in Russia-controlled eastern Ukraine, are unpredictable and can deteriorate with little notice,” the US state department said in its advisory, asking US citizens to consider departing now.

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