NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg spoke about the protection of Ukraine in the event of a direct threat. He stated that the principles of collective defense do not apply to the country. Stoltenberg said this during a press conference.
"The principles of NATO's collective defense do not apply to Ukraine, but the alliance supports this country," he said.
As you know, during the month, Western media regularly publish information about the concentration of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border.
As you know, during the month, the Western media regularly publish information about the concentration of Russian troops near the Ukrainian border.
Earlier, US intelligence revealed Russia's plans for a possible military invasion of Ukraine, which may take place in early 2022. According to sources, it is a probable attack from the annexed Crimea, across the border from Russia and through Belarus.
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.
Later, Bloomberg published the report of Janes Company, which states that Russia is moving tanks to the Ukrainian border. This time, observers noticed a battalion of T80-U tanks in the Voronezh region.
President Volodymyr Zelensky reacted to the information of Western mass media about the concentration of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine. According to him, "psychological pressure" from Russia on Ukraine has not been effective for a long time.