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Russia says it will withdraw more troops amid Ukraine standoff

Naveenbharat | 16/02/2022 06:04 PM | Click to read full article

Russia said on Wednesday it was returning more troops and weapons to bases, yet another gesture apparently intended to allay fears it plans to invade Ukraine, even as the US said the threat of attack continued to exist.

Russia has amassed about 150,000 troops east, north and south of Ukraine, raising Western concerns that it was planning an attack.