The United States announced the maximum concentration of Russian troops near the border of Ukraine
The White House believes that Russia has pulled the maximum number of military personnel to the Ukrainian borders since 2014. This is very alarming for Washington, they noted. The Kremlin said earlier that the movement of Russian troops does not threaten other countries.The maximum number of Russian troops since 2014 is concentrated near the border with Ukraine, White House spokesman Jen Psaki said during a briefing.“The US is extremely concerned about the recent escalation of Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine, including the movement of Russian troops along the Ukrainian border. Russia has now concentrated more troops on the border with Ukraine than at any time since 2014, ”she said.Psaki also noted that five Ukrainian soldiers were killed this week and called what was happening "very disturbing signs."Reports that Russia was pulling troops to the border with Ukraine appeared at the end of March. The New York Times newspaper wrote with reference to sources that about 4 thousand servicemen are involved in the transfer, including those arriving in the Rostov region and Crimea.The Kremlin responded by saying that the army could move on Russian territory along the routes it saw fit. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov clarified that the movement of Russian troops does not pose a threat to other states.