U.S. intelligence says a “Russian” attack on Ukraine is imminent

U.S. intelligence says a “Russian” attack on Ukraine is imminent

U.S. intelligence and military sources have warned members of the NATO alliance, including Germany, that there could be a possible Russian attack on Ukraine next Wednesday. However, Russian officials have called the talks “US propaganda.”

Germany’s Der Spiegel newspaper published the news of the date of the possible Russian attack on Ukraine on Saturday. It says both the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and military sources have warned members of the NATO alliance about a possible Russian attack on Ukraine. The warning said Russia could launch an attack on Ukraine early Wednesday morning.

According to Western sources, Moscow has deployed more than 100,000 troops on the Ukrainian border in recent months. The purpose of the deployment of Russian troops on the border is to invade Ukraine.

However, Russia has denied any involvement in the attack. Moscow says it is threatened by the growing NATO alliance in Eastern Europe.

Strong diplomatic efforts are underway to resolve the Ukraine crisis. Besides, both sides are also making military preparations.

Top Western politicians spoke by telephone on Friday about the Ukraine issue.

According to various European newspapers, the main topic of discussion between the top Western leaders was resolving the dispute with Russia and preventing war in Europe.

This is a telephone conference between Western leaders on a short notice. Western leaders have agreed on what to do if Russia invades Ukraine.

The talks were attended by US President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Olaf Schultz, French President Emmanuel Macho, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other European heads of state.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has spoken for the first time about possible EU sanctions against Russia.

The United States has said in a statement that Russia could launch an attack on Ukraine. However, all the leaders of the West have not given much importance to this issue for so long. But since yesterday, Western leaders have been seen expressing real concern about the situation in Ukraine.

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ordered the deployment of 1,600 troops to Poland in early February. A Pentagon spokesman said 3,000 more troops were being added.

A Pentagon spokesman said additional US troops had been deployed in Poland to provide security for NATO allies and prevent a possible Russian invasion of Eastern Europe.

The United States has also moved US F-16 fighter jets from a base in Germany to a Romanian base near the Black Sea.

Germany’s Der Spiegel newspaper quoted US President Biden’s national security adviser, Jack Sullivan, as saying that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could begin during the Winter Olympics in Beijing. The strikes will likely begin with warplanes and missiles. So that civilians could be killed.

Jack Sullivan urges US citizens to leave Ukraine within 24 to 48 hours

Other European countries have also asked their citizens to leave Ukraine.

Norway has said that the current situation in Ukraine is serious and unpredictable.

Canada has warned its citizens that travel to various European countries could be disrupted if Russia launches military action.

Israel has announced plans to expel family members of its diplomats from Ukraine.

The governments of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and Lithuania have advised their citizens to leave Ukraine or to exercise caution.

Yesterday, the German Foreign Ministry issued a warning to citizens of the country to travel to Ukraine without emergency work.

New Zealand and Australia have also urged their citizens to leave Ukraine.

German Chancellor Olaf Schultz will travel to Kiev on Monday and Moscow on Tuesday. He will discuss the situation with President Putin in Moscow.