In Putin's talks with Biden, they saw a respite for Russia and the United States

RIAC Director Timofeev: the dialogue between Putin and Biden will give a respite in the situation around Ukraine respite for the parties in the situation around Ukraine and Russia. This opinion was expressed by the program director of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) Ivan Timofeev to RIA Novosti.

According to him, “there is“ nothing special to de-escalate ”around Ukraine, since there was no crisis as such.”

Earlier, Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said that the United States believes that Russia is ready to attack Ukraine with half of all ground forces. According to her, Moscow plans to involve in the military operation “about 100 battalion tactical groups, or practically all combat-ready ground forces west of the Urals.”

The Kremlin rejects such allegations. In particular, the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov called the reports of an allegedly impending invasion an information campaign, the purpose of which is to present Moscow as a threat to the settlement process in Ukraine.



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