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Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know about rising fear of war


Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The U.S. has obtained intelligence indicating that the Russian government has developed a plan to stage a fake Ukrainian attack to establish a pretext for military action. The disclosure came from a senior Biden administration official who spoke on  condition of anonymity. The new intelligence was unveiled during another day of diplomatic efforts to prevent the simmering tensions from boiling over into war. After talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered to mediate between Kyiv and Moscow by hosting talks. And French President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Zelenskyy.

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