The United States is now creating a confrontational atmosphere against Russia by doggedly promoting a “possibility of Russian invasion of Ukraine.”
The U.S. has released intelligence agencies’ reports which claim that Russia has been covertly massing huge armed forces totaling about 100,000 along the border with Ukraine and there is a likelihood of Russia’s invading Ukraine around January or February 2022. And it is now widely publicizing that they are running short of time in curbing Moscow’s military adventure.
Simultaneously, the U.S. is continuously dispatching destroyers, strategic bombers and reconnaissance planes to the waters in the Black sea and the sky over it, thus increasing its military threats against Russia.
Referring to these developments, President Putin in his speech delivered at a council meeting of the Russian Foreign Ministry on November 18 warned that the U.S. and the Western countries are playing down the “red line” drawn by Russia, and he stated his strong position that Russia would make them not even think of causing an undesired conflict in the western border area of Russia.
Press Secretary of the President, Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry and other high officials of Russia have also rejected a “possibility of Russian invasion of Ukraine” now being widely publicized by the U.S. They stated that movement of troops within the Russian territory cannot be counted as evoking concern of anyone, as it falls within the internal issue of their own country, and they made clear that the American ulterior motive is to deploy as many military equipment as possible near the borders of Russia.
The current rise in military tension along the border area between Russia and Ukraine could be viewed as a product of the desperate struggle of Ukraine to become a member of NATO on one hand, and the anti-Russia confrontational policy of the U.S. for seeking to expand the NATO’s military infrastructure to the very front yard of Russia on the other hand.
The “rumor about Russian possible invasion of Ukraine” now being widely advertised by the U.S. is just a part of its strategy to isolate and weaken Russia, and lurking behind this strategy is the sinister design of the U.S. to incite Ukraine – a country politically shifting to the U.S. and the West – against Russia and to justify its military advance into this region.
It is the general comments of analysts that, with the enduring inveterate repugnance of the U.S. towards Russia, the Russia-U.S. contradiction and antagonism would be difficult to be fundamentally resolved, and the confrontation would rather grow more acute in the future in the political, economic, military and all other areas.