On Ukraine’s border as tensions escalate with Russia – BBC Newsnight
Newsnight’s worldwide editor Gabriel Gatehouse studies from Ukraine’s border with Belarus, the place 20,000 Russian troops are stationed as the specter of battle escalates. Please subscribe HERE
Russia has some 100,000 troops close to Ukraine – however denies planning to invade.
The tensions come eight years after Russia annexed Ukraine’s southern Crimea peninsula and backed a bloody insurrection within the japanese Donbas area.
If diplomacy fails, would Ukrainians battle in a battle with Russia?
Newsnight’s worldwide editor Gabriel Gatehouse studies from Ukraine’s border with Belarus.
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