Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden will hold talks in the format of a video call on December 7. About it writes RIA Novosti with reference to Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov.
The spokesman added that the presidents themselves will determine the time of the beginning of the conversation and its duration. During the conversation, Biden intends to express concern about Russia’s military activities on the border with Ukraine, as well as recall Washington’s commitment to the territorial integrity of Ukraine.
Eve Joe Biden statedthat is preparing a package of comprehensive measures that will prevent Vladimir Putin from taking action against Ukraine.
“I am putting together what I consider to be the most comprehensive and meaningful set of initiatives that will very, very much prevent Mr Putin from doing what people fear he is preparing to do,” Biden told reporters at the White House.
Earlier, Ukrainian Defense Minister Alexei Reznikov said that the likelihood of a large-scale “escalation from the Russian Federation” exists, the most likely time is the end of January, but this scenario is not necessary. According to him, Russia has concentrated over 94 thousand of its military near the Ukrainian borders.
Kiev and Western states have recently expressed concern about the pulling together of Russian troops to the border with Ukraine. Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that Russia is moving troops within its territory and at its own discretion. According to him, this does not threaten anyone and should not worry anyone.
December 1 analysts from the Conflict Intelligence Team analyzed video with the next echelon with military equipment and came to the conclusion that it was moving from Abakan (Republic of Khakassia) to Yelnya (Smolensk region), where the equipment of the 41st combined-arms army of the Central Military District is located.