Bracing for Russia’s ‘Victory Day’ United States Ups The Ante

Biden administration braces for Putin’s Victory Day surprise – POLITICO The U.S. president authorized new military aid for Ukraine and leveled new sanctions on Russia this week as the West braces for a possible conflict escalation by Russia’s unpredictable leader. Analysts believe Putin had hoped to use Victory Day to declare a military victory. Still, ten weeks after the invasion, Moscow has failed to conquer Kyiv and is making plodding progress in the eastern Donbas …

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