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U.S. intel suggests Russia is planning a false-flag operation

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The Biden administration has information indicating Russia might soon launch a false-flag operation to provide a pretext for an invasion of Ukraine, a U.S. official told POLITICO.
Per the official, Russia has already placed a group of operatives “trained in urban warfare and in using explosives” in eastern Ukraine. The intel suggests that this group might “carry out acts of sabotage against Russia's own proxy-forces,” thereby providing the Kremlin a convenient excuse to send some or all of its 100,000 troops stationed outside of Ukraine over the border.
The Russian military plans to start...
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US official: Russia prepping pretext for Ukraine invasion

US official: Russia prepping pretext for Ukraine invasion

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WASHINGTON - The Biden administration has determined a Russian effort is underway to create a pretext for its troops to potentially further invade Ukraine, and Moscow has already prepositioned operatives to conduct “a false-flag operation” in eastern Ukraine, a U.S. official said Friday.
The administration believes Russia is also laying the groundwork through a social media disinformation campaign by framing Ukraine as an aggressor that has been preparing an imminent attack against Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, according to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the...
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Biden Plans U.N. Showdown if Russia Invades Ukraine

Biden Plans U.N. Showdown if Russia Invades Ukraine

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There's lots of history at the Security Council, but few changes.
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