Russia has accused the West of spreading false information and rumors about a possible attack on Ukraine.
Russia’s foreign ministry says Western countries, with the help of the media, are spreading false information about Russia’s plans to invade Ukraine.
The allegations were made on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website. It also says that the West is trying to divert the world’s attention from its aggressive activities.
Meanwhile, the United States has ordered US citizens to leave Ukraine within the next 24 to 48 hours, claiming that the war between Ukraine and Russia has escalated.
Jake Sullivan, President Biden’s national security official, warned that Russia could launch an attack on any Ukraine. Therefore, US citizens should leave the country immediately.
“At the moment, the situation is such that we are not able to say exactly when or where Russia is going to attack,” he said. However, the possibility of an attack at any time is very high. ”
“So our citizens should leave Ukraine in the next 24 to 48 hours. They can contact the US Embassy there for any assistance, including transportation, “said Jake Sullivan.
Meanwhile, considering the situation, six more countries after the United States have instructed their citizens to leave Ukraine. These are the United Kingdom, Latvia, Norway, Israel, Japan and Estonia. They have been told to leave Ukraine as soon as possible.
The United States has said it will send 3,000 more troops to Poland amid Russia’s tensions with the West.
Reuters quoted four U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, as saying on Friday that troops from the 82nd Airbone Division were being sent to Poland from the Fort Bragg military base in North Carolina. If all goes well, they will be deployed to Poland within the next week.
U.S. officials say they are being sent to help NATO forces.
French President Emmanuel Macron is also scheduled to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday as part of a diplomatic effort.