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Pentagon continues to monitor Russia's military activity on border with Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

US Secretary of Defense discussed this situation with colleagues in Europe
12:18, 10 November 2021

Lloyd Austin
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US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is concerned about reports of the pulling of the Russian Armed Forces to the border with Ukraine. He discussed this situation with colleagues in Europe as the US Department of Defense reported.

“We continue to monitor it. The Secretary does remain concerned about these buildups and we do continue to monitor them very closely, and he is in touch and remains in touch with senior military leaders here at the Pentagon, as well as in Europe,” Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby stated.

Related: Russian troop movements near Ukraine border prompt concern in U.S., Europe

As we reported, Politico published new satellite photos taken by Western experts on Monday confirm recent reports that Russia is again concentrating troops and military hardware on the border with Ukraine. The images were taken by Colorado-based US space technology company Maxar Technologies.

However, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov denied this information and called it “deliberate disinformation”.

Related: Troop buildup near Ukraine: Main topic of CIA director's visit to Moscow revealed

At the same time, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that Pentagon is monitoring Russian military activity near Ukraine.

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