. added Blinken He told the network in an interview, “It seems that everything is ready for Russia to embark on a major aggression against UkraineAdding that he could not specify the exact time or place.
Meanwhile, Russia has partially closed the airspace in the FIR of Rostov To the east of its border with Ukraine “in order to provide safety” for civil aviation.
This is stated in the notice to pilots listed certain parts of Airspace And heights to be avoided.
It coincided with Airports closed at Dnipro Kharkiv and Zaporizhia, in Ukraine, are open to air traffic until Thursday morning, according to notices to pilots issued by local authorities.
The authorities did not explain any reason for the closure, which is scheduled to end between 0500 and 0635 GMT, according to the airport.
On the other hand, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Late Wednesday, Russia had amassed “about 200,000 soldiers” on the country’s borders, with the possibility of a military conflict increasing between the two countries..
“About 200,000 soldiers and thousands of combat vehicles are stationed” on the borders of Ukraine, Zelensky added in a speech to the nation.
A senior US defense official has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has put 80 percent of the forces he has mobilized in a position to launch Total invasion of Ukraine.
“Putin is ready with all his capabilities,” the official told reporters, on condition of anonymity“.
And a private American company had said that satellite images taken on Wednesday showed a number of… Diffusions The new city is in western Russia, and many of them are only about 15 km from the border with Ukraine and less than about 75 km from the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv.
The pictures showed a field deployment, military and artillery convoys, and armored personnel carriers with support equipment and forces.
Meanwhile, a Reuters witness said that five Explosions At least I heard in the separatist-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Following the explosions, four military trucks were seen heading to the scene of the explosion.
The Kremlin had announced hours ago that the two separatist regions in Ukraine had requested Russian assistance to repel the “aggression” of the Ukrainian army.
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