Ukraine The President of Ukraine announced an increase in the army to 100,000 troops in the next few years

Zelensky is scheduled to meet in Kiev on Tuesday with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki.

Ukraine presidential Volodymyr Zelensky according to the country’s army will be increased by 100,000 soldiers over three years. In addition, compulsory military service for young men is due to end by 2024, as the country aims for a professional army.

Zelenskyi said no action would be taken because the war would soon begin. Instead, they are being taken so that the Ukrainians have peace in the future.

According to the president, Western military and diplomatic support for Ukraine has risen to its highest level since 2014. At that time, Russia occupied Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, and Russian-backed separatists took over part of eastern Ukraine.

Zelensky is scheduled to meet with the British prime minister in Kiev on Tuesday Boris Johnson and the Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki. Both countries have strongly supported Ukraine.

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Before embarking on a trip to Ukraine, Johnson vowed to “defend Ukraine’s sovereignty in front of those who are trying to destroy it”.

Russian news agency Tassin According to Prime Minister Johnson, he was also scheduled to hold a telephone conversation with the Russian president Vladimir Putin with either Monday or Tuesday.

Russia announced on Tuesday that it will not retreat due to a U.S. threat of sanctions. The Russian embassy in Washington commented on the situation between the two superpowers before the countries’ foreign ministers negotiated.

“We’re not going to back down and stand listening to U.S. threat threats,” the embassy said on Facebook.

In a statement, the Russian embassy blamed tensions on the United States, not Russia. The embassy stressed that Russia has every right to transfer its troops to its own territory.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrovin and the United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken new telephone talks on the situation in Ukraine are scheduled for Tuesday.

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The gap between the two countries has escalated in recent weeks as the United States has accused Russia of preparing a new attack on Ukraine. The White House announced Monday that it is ready to impose sanctions on President Putin’s “insiders” if the attack on Ukraine continues.

Russia has also sent its response to the United States’ written statements last week on Russia’s security requirements. A spokesman for the U.S. State Department said.

The spokesman did not disclose the content of the letter sent by Russia.

The U.S. State Department has urged family members of its administration workers working in Belarus to leave the country. In practice, the call applies to family members of U.S. embassy employees.

The reason, the Foreign Ministry has said is Russia’s possible attack on Belarus’s neighbor Ukraine.

United States and Russia clashed tightly at the UN Security Council on Monday.

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said Russia plans to increase its troops in Belarus near the Ukrainian border.

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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasili Nebenzia denied the U.S. claim and said the U.S. had succumbed to hysteria by convening a Security Council. Nebenzia further said Russia has not threatened to invade Ukraine.

Instead, Russia has demanded guarantees that Ukraine will not join the military alliance NATO and that the United States will not establish new military bases in the former Soviet republics.

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