Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks with media during a press marathon at the Creative State Arsenal venue in Kiev on Friday. Photo: Ukraine presidential press service via EPA-EFE
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The accusation, which was denied by the Kremlin, raises temperatures as Kyiv and its Western allies accuse Moscow of massing troops for a possible invasion.

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Russian T-90 tanks roll at the Red Square in Moscow during a Victory Day parade. File photo: AFP
US shares intel with allies on Russian plans for potential Ukraine invasion

For Putin, Ukraine is unfinished business after his annexation of Crimea in 2014. He sees Ukraine as part of Russia and bristles at its outreach with the west.

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