Russia continued its saber-rattling against its neighbor Ukraine and western powers on Friday, announcing massive drills of its nuclear forces.
Russia could strike Ukraine quickly in coming days, wielding every weapon of war: from overwhelming military force to cyber-attacks and chemical warfare.
That’s what the U.S. Secretary of State said the Kremlin has in store for Ukraine in the coming days. The U.S. government released grim details of what could be the beginning stages of war in Eastern Europe. President Biden said a violent and costly incursion is very likely to happen soon.
“We have reason to believe they are engaged in a false-flag operation to have an excuse to go in,” Mr. Biden said.
The government hopes to preempt any plans to invade Ukraine by sharing intelligence of what’s to come if Russia chooses the path to war. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says first, Russia will use a fake reason to launch an attack – what’s known as a ‘false flag’. And that will lead to war in Ukraine.
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