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U.S. Orders Diplomat Families Out of Ukraine Citing War Risk

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WATCH: The U.S. has ordered families of diplomats to leave Ukraine. Bruce Einhorn reports.Source: Bloomberg
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The U.S. ordered family members at its embassy in Kyiv to leave “due to the continued threat of Russian military action,” signaling a further turn of the screw in the standoff over Ukraine.

While the U.S. renewed warnings that Russia could send forces into Ukraine at any time, the New York Times reported that President Joe Biden is considering deploying more troops to Eastern Europe and the Baltics. The tension follows U.S.-Russian talks last week that failed to open a conclusive path to ending the standoff.