Wednesday, May 25, 2022

British officials claim Russia is about to invade Ukraine with no evidence whatsoever

Source: The Times

President Putin has made up his mind to invade Ukraine, senior government figures believe, with western leaders accusing Moscow of orchestrating “false flag” attacks in the east of the country.

In Washington President Biden warned that an invasion could take place within “several days”, describing the risk as “very high”.

Boris Johnson said Moscow was behind shelling in Ukraine’s disputed east, which led to a strike on a nursery. He described the situation as “very grim”.

Bricks and debris mixes with toys below a damaged wall after the reported shelling on a kindergarten in the settlement of Stanytsia Luhanska, Ukraine Thursday late, Feb. 17, 2022. UU.S. President Joe Biden sounded unusually dire Thursday, as he warned that Washington saw no signs of a promised Russian withdrawal — but instead saw more troops moving toward the border with Ukraine, indicating Moscow could invade within days. (AP Photo/Oleksandr Ratushniak)

Senior Whitehall figures said this week that the government did not believe Putin had decided whether to launch an invasion. Yesterday sources suggested that this analysis had changed in the past 24 hours. “He’s going to do it, and it’s going to be horrendous,” one said. Keep reading »