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Russia’s Military Masses Hundreds of Thousands of Troops for Ukraine Offensive

HeadlineFeb 07, 2023

Ukrainian officials say Russia’s military is massing hundreds of thousands of troops for a renewed offensive in eastern Ukraine, set to begin as early as next week. This comes amid heavy fighting in the eastern Donetsk region, where Russian troops are attempting to encircle the city of Bakhmut.

Here in the United States, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is in Washington, D.C., today for talks with senior Biden administration officials and congressional leaders. His trip comes a day after U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres called for an end to the conflict in Ukraine, saying he fears the world is “sleepwalking into a wider war.”

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