Russia Orders Troops to Withdraw From Ukraine Border

Posted on AllSides April 22nd, 2021
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Russia’s Defense Ministry ordered its troops to begin withdrawing from the Ukrainian border in a move that could help de-escalate tensions with Kyiv and the West.

The order came a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin warned adversaries that Moscow would deliver a swift and harsh response to any foreign threat amid a vast buildup of forces near its border with eastern Ukraine.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday that troops involved in military exercises in the south and west of the country should return to their permanent place...

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