Sumary of The president of Ukraine accused Russia of preparing a coup, as Russian troops amass near the border:
- It comes after the US warned allies that Russia is boosting troop numbers and could invade, per Bloomberg.
- He told a press conference, according to Reuters: “We have challenges not only from the Russian Federation and possible escalation — we have big internal challenges.
- I received information that a coup d’etat will take place in our country on December 1-2.”The warning comes as Russia builds up troops along its border with Ukraine, stoking fears that it could be preparing an invasion.
- The US warned allies that Russia may decide to invade Ukraine in the next few months and could deploy around 100,000 troops to Ukraine, Bloomberg reported this week.