Russian Buildup Near Ukraine Features Potent Weapons Systems, Well-Trained Troops

Russia’s enormous military buildup near Ukraine features some of its most potent weapon systems and provides the Kremlin with the means to attack Ukrainian forces from multiple directions, which likely would overstretch their defenses. In its buildup, which has quickened in recent weeks, Russia has positioned forces on three sides of Ukraine: in Belarus, western … Read more

US Says Russia Could Invade Ukraine at Any Time

WASHINGTON — The White House said Friday it believes Russia could invade Ukraine at any time with a major military action and urged Americans to leave the country as soon as possible. In the White House briefing room Friday, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said the US would not conduct a military evacuation of citizens … Read more

What a Russian invasion of Ukraine would mean for markets as White House warns attack could come ‘any day now’

Investors on Friday got a taste of the sort of market shock that could come if Russia invades Ukraine. The spark came as Jake Sullivan, the White House national security adviser, warned Friday afternoon that Russia could attack Ukraine “any day now,” with Russia’s military preparing to begin an invasion if ordered by Russian President … Read more