Russia has positioned as many as 40,000 troops along the border of Ukraine, including tanks, fighter jets, armoured vehicles, and air force units.
The Pentagon warns that Russian military war games in the coming days could be a cover for an attack on Ukraine.
Navy Captain Danny Hernandez, told the Washington Beacon “We are extremely concerned about the increasing tensions near the administrative boundary between Crimea and the rest of Ukraine.”
“We urge both sides to avoid provocative steps or rhetoric that could escalate the situation.”
A recent article in the Business Insider is even suggesting that Russian forces are “encircling Ukraine from the north, east, and south”…
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said “full-scale Russian invasion is possible.