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Biden Says Threat to Ukraine Remains, Awaits Russia Pullback

  • U.S. president says Moscow has massed 150,000 troops
  • U.S. hasn’t verified Russian claim of military pullback
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Biden: U.S. Will Respond 'Decisively' to Russia Invasion
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President Joe Biden said it remains possible that Russia will invade Ukraine because its troops remain in a “threatening position,” and said that the U.S. has not verified Moscow’s claims that it has withdrawn some forces.

The American president agreed with a Kremlin declaration Monday that diplomacy is still possible but vowed he would not “sacrifice basic principles” that countries -- including Ukraine -- should have the right to keep their own borders.