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catsudon

(864 posts)
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 02:48 PM Jan 2022

Ukraine's president told Biden to 'calm down' Russian invasion warnings, saying he was creating ,,,

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Source: yahoo news

Ukraine's president told Biden to 'calm down' Russian invasion warnings, saying he was creating unwanted panic: report

Read more: https://sports.yahoo.com/ukraines-president-told-biden-calm-104928095.html



i call bs on this, unnamed sources and coming from CNN of all places.

however, if true, then i'm beginning to suspect ukraine leadership is in on this with russia to create a distraction from the south china sea.

we actually have more firepower now in the south china sea with those ships in guam
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JohnSJ

(93,722 posts)
1. It isn't "bs". The Ukraine president is not "in on this with russia" either. He is trying to calm
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 02:54 PM
Jan 2022

the situation down.

This is less to do with Biden as to our illustrious press pushing it.

However, with over 100000 russian troops at the Ukraine border, there is no doubt that they poise a threat to Ukrainian independence


yaesu

(8,020 posts)
2. That is my take on it too, Ukraine's pres has been downplaying it for a few days now & I can
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 03:04 PM
Jan 2022

understand his concern as its not about US VS Russia but we also need to show the dictator of Russia that we mean business, its a fine line.

JohnSJ

(93,722 posts)
3. Exactly
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 03:06 PM
Jan 2022
 

marie999

(3,334 posts)
4. I think we need to let Ukraine handle it at least until after Zelensky and Putin meet.
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 03:14 PM
Jan 2022

One of the possible meeting places mentioned was Sochi, but Zelensky said there were more important things than skiing.

Lancero

(3,067 posts)
5. How many millions of dollars in military aid have we given them recently with Russia as the reason?
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 03:18 PM
Jan 2022

They really should get on with sending it back, since the entire reason it was sent - Fears of a Russian invasion - is apparently incorrect.

KS Toronado

(18,225 posts)
6. Politics can be hard to understand at times
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 03:22 PM
Jan 2022

Especially with foreign governments involved.

Evolve Dammit

(17,508 posts)
7. Any invasion will be overwhelming to Ukraine and huge loss of life. The Generals are right IMHO
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 05:06 PM
Jan 2022

maryellen99

(3,798 posts)
8. I hope he has an escape plan nt
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 06:04 PM
Jan 2022

Martin68

(23,657 posts)
9. I suspect this is just kabuki, each leader playing their part. Ukraine has to play it cool to avoid
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 06:16 PM
Jan 2022

giving Russia an excuse to invade, and the US is rallying European and other nations in defense of Ukraine and in support of sanctions.

brush

(55,250 posts)
10. The Ukrainian president is telling the US president to "calm down?
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 06:55 PM
Jan 2022

Oh, please.

Omaha Steve

(101,183 posts)
11. After a review by forum hosts....LOCKING
Fri Jan 28, 2022, 08:05 PM
Jan 2022

Speculation, not news.

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